SpaceX Dragon Completes 17th ISS Resupply Mission; Returns to Earth

Jeff Brody

The SpaceX-made Dragon spacecraft has returned to Earth, marking the completion of a delivery mission for the International Space Station, TechCrunch reported Monday.

During NASA's 17th Commercial Resupply Services mission, the cargo capsule transported 5.5K pounds of supplies and research materials.

The mission concluded with a splashdown in the Pacific Ocean, Spaceflight Now reported Monday. Dragon returned with over 4.2K pounds of cargo from ISS.

SpaceX launched Dragon with a Falcon 9 rocket in early May from Cape Canaveral, Fla., for the mission. The company holds $3B in contracts for a total of 20 missions under the CRS program.

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