LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA, May 11, 2016 — A SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft splashed down in the Pacific Ocean at 2:51 p.m. EDT Wednesday, May 11, about 261 miles southwest of Long Beach, California, with more than 3,700 pounds of NASA cargo, science and technology demonstration samples from the International Space Station.

(31 May 2012) --- First picture from the Pacific showing the SpaceX Drgon following its splashdown. Photo credit: Michael Altenhofen/SpaceX

(31 May 2012) — First picture from the Pacific showing the SpaceX Drgon following its splashdown. Photo credit: Michael Altenhofen/SpaceX

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