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Dragon Splashdown

Dragon successfully splashed down at 11:51 am PT in the Pacific Ocean, completing the Commercial Resupply Services 8 (CRS 8) mission which began with the liftoff of Falcon 9 and Dragon back on April 8th.  Dragon delivered nearly 7,000 lbs of cargo and returned more than 3,700 lbs of cargo, including 1,300 lbs of science.  Dragon is the only operational spacecraft capable of both delivering and returning significant amounts of cargo to and from the International Space Station.