Bad Astronomy
By Phil Plait
Oct 29, 2012 6:56 AMNov 20, 2019 5:56 AM


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Because why not: raw (that is, shaky) footage of the splashdown of the SpaceX Dragon capsule from Sunday morning, taken by the SpaceX dive team:

[embed width="610"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W_bF6ZciBxQ[/embed]

SpaceFlightNow is reporting

the capsule was recovered and will soon be on its way first to NASA, and then the SpaceX facilities in Texas.

Related Posts: - The Dragon returns to the nest - Frankenstorm and the Dragon - SpaceX Falcon 9 lost an engine on the way up; Dragon on its way to ISS - History is made as Dragon splashes down safely in the Pacific!

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