Astronauts aboard the International Space Station re-sealed the hatch to the Dragon spacecraft on the eve of the capsule’s May 31 departure and the rapid series of events that will transfer control of the landmark commercial-supply flight back to SpaceX for re-entry and a Pacific Ocean splashdown and recovery. If the final leg of the nine-day test flight unfolds as planned, Dragon and a 1,400-lb. return cargo will splash down 560 mi. southwest of Los Angeles shortly before 12 p.m. EDT. ...
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