Landing Day Photos: SpaceX's 2nd Dragon Cargo Mission

SpaceX Dragon Capsule Leaves Station: CRS-2

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An unmanned Dragon SpaceX cargo ship leaves the International Space Station on March 26, 2013 in this view from an exterior camera. The spacecraft spent 23 days linked to the station to delivery a ton of supplies. [Full Story]

SpaceX Dragon Capsule Departure: CRS-2

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This view of SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft at the tip of the International Space Station's robotic arm is seen through a computer console used by flight controllers and astronauts to measure its departure on March 26, 2013. The SpaceX Dragon capsule spent 23 days linked to the space station to deliver cargo during SpaceX's second delivery mission for NASA. [Full Story]

SpaceX Dragon Capsule and the Earth: CRS-2

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A SpaceX Dragon cargo capsule is seen at the end of the International Space Station's robotic arm, with the bright Earth in the background, in this view from a station camera on March 26, 2013 during undocking activities. [Full Story]

SpaceX Dragon Detached from Space Station

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A SpaceX Dragon cargo capsule is detached from its berth at the International Space Station on March 26, 2013, after 23 days linked to the orbiting lab. The Dragon spacecraft was preparing to return to Earth during the second SpaceX cargo mission to the station. [Full Story]

Astronauts Bid Farewell to Dragon Capsule: CRS-2

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NASA astronaut Tom Marshburn (top) and Canadian Space Agency astronaut Chris Hadfield, inside the International Space Station, watch over the departure of SpaceX's Dragon cargo capsule on March 26, 2013. [Full Story]

SpaceX Mission Control: CRS-2 Dragon Departure

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This view offers a glimpse inside SpaceX Mission Control in Hawthorne, Calif., as the company's Dragon cargo ship left the International Space Station on March 26, 2013. [Full Story]

SpaceX's Passenger-Carrying Dragon Capsule (Infographic)

Karl Tate, SPACE.com Contributor

Already tested as a cargo carrier, the Dragon spacecraft can also be fitted out to shuttle passengers to low orbit and to the International Space Station. [Full Infographic Story]

Splashdown

SpaceX

The unmanned Dragon capsule splashes into the Pacific Ocean after its mission to the ISS on March 26, 2013.

Parachutes Slow Down Dragon Capsule

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The unmanned Dragon capsule is slowed by three parachutes as it splashes into the Pacific Ocean on March 26, 2013.

Dragon's Departure from Station

SpaceX

The unmanned Dragon capsule iwas released from the International Space Station during the CRS-2 mission.

Dragon Recovered

SpaceX

Dragon rests on the recovery boat after splashing down in the Pacific Ocean after its successful splashdown on March 26, 2013.

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