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The Mission




Rocket: Falcon 9
Payload: Dragon C2+
Launch Date: May 22, 2012
Launch Time: 0744 GMT (3:44 a.m. EDT)
ISS Grapple: May 25, 2012 @ 1356 GMT (9:56 a.m. EDT)
ISS Departure: May 31, 2012 @ 0935 GMT (5:35 a.m. EDT)
Splashdown: May 31, 2012 @ 1542 GMT (11:42 a.m. EDT)
Launch Site: SLC-40, Cape Canaveral, Florida
Landing Site: Pacific Ocean

Mission Status Center

Rendezvous photos

Countdown timeline

Launch timeline

Flight day one timeline

Rendezvous timeline

Engine static fire

Wet dress rehearsal

Falcon on the pad

Dragon's new systems

Dragon processing

Dragon background info

Falcon archive




Dragon departure and splashdown

Rendezvous
This diagram shows Dragon's departure from the International Space Station, illustrating a series of three rocket burns to separate from the complex. Credit: NASA

Rendezvous
Dragon's splashdown at 11:44 a.m. EDT (1544 GMT) occurs at a point west of Baja California. Credit: NASA

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