Packed with more than 4,000 pounds of cargo and science, SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft departed the International Space Station on Tuesday, April 7. A parachute-assisted splashdown in the Pacific Ocean occurred that morning just west of Baja California. A recovery team then secured Dragon on a boat for the return trip to the Port of Los Angeles, wrapping up SpaceX’s 20th resupply mission to the space station and the final mission to use the first iteration of Dragon.
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