Cape Canaveral - SpaceX’s first Crew Dragon, nearing the end of an unmanned, six-day demonstration mission, undocked from the International Space Station (ISS) on March 8, aiming for a splashdown in the Atlantic Ocean.  "I see hypersonic re-entry as probably my greatest concern," SpaceX CEO Elon Musk told reporters after the capsule’s launch on March 2.   Crew Dragon, also known as Dragon 2, reached the ISS a day later to begin a five-day ...


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