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Chutes Deployed!

2 Aug 2020, 18:46 UTC
Chutes Deployed!
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Under the canopy of its four main parachutes, the Crew Dragon spacecraft carrying NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley is descending toward a splashdown in the Gulf of Mexico off Pensacola, Florida. Recovery ships are standing by. NASA’s SpaceX Demo-2 mission, the final flight test for the SpaceX crew transportation system for the agency’s Commercial Crew Program, is nearly complete.

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