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This is the first picture from the Pacific
Ocean showing the SpaceX Dragon
following its splashdown at 11:42 a.m.
(EDT) west of Baja California, Mexico.
was released earlier in the day from
the Earth-orbiting International Space
Station following a precedent-setting
stay at the orbital outpost. The Dragon
spent 5 days, 16 hours and 5 minutes
berthed to the station.
began May 22 as the capsule launched
from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in
Florida aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.
Following a series of tests of its
maneuverability and abort systems, the
capsule was grappled and berthed to
the space station by the crew members
of Expedition 31.
Date Taken/Released: May 31, 2012
Credits: NASA, Michael Altenhofen/SpaceX