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CRS-8 Dragon completes ISS mission, splashes down in Pacific |

After 31 days of docked operations at the International Space Station (ISS), SpaceX’s CRS-8 Dragon spacecraft completed the final aspect of its mission as astronauts aboard the Station unberthed the spacecraft to send it on its way toward a fiery reentry into Earth’s atmosphere for a splashdown and recovery in the Pacific Ocean, which was successfully completed on Wednesday.

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