Dragon CRS-8 departure from ISS

After completing a 31 day stay at the ISS, SPACEX’s Dragon spacecraft detached from the Harmony module on Wed May 11, 2016 by Canadarm 2 robotic arm.

Shown here is Dragon leaving the outpost after completing a highly successful mission that carried the BEAM payload.

The Dragon capsule fired rocket thrusters to brake out of orbit and made a perfect splashdown in the Pacific Ocean successfully.

image The ISS after Dragon’s departure.

Source: Spaceflightnow.com


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