Splashdown of SpaceX Crew Dragon, Completing Demo-1 Flight Test

After undocking from the International Space Station at 2:32 a.m. EST on Friday, March 8, the SpaceX Crew Dragon completed a deorbit burn to reenter Earth’s atmosphere, deployed parachutes and splashed down in the Atlantic Ocean at 8:45 a.m. EST. These are the final milestones of the Demo-1 flight test, in which SpaceX demonstrated systems which will be used to carry astronauts aboard the Crew Dragon to the space station.

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