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Dragon Capsule Heads Home From ISS 70

Posted by samzenpus
from the homeward-bound dept.
An Anonymous Coward sent word that the SpaceX Dragon capsule is heading home from the International Space Station. From the article: "The unmanned Dragon space capsule set off from the International Space Station Sunday for the cargo-laden return trip to Earth after successfully delivering its first commercial payload, NASA said. Using a robotic arm, an astronaut aboard the floating laboratory detached and released the capsule at 1329 GMT after an 18-day mission to resupply the space station, the first ever by a privately-owned company, SpaceX. The next step will be to bring the capsule out of orbit by intermittently firing its onboard engines to slow its speed. It is then supposed to parachute into the Pacific Ocean off the California coast at 1920 GMT."
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Dragon Capsule Heads Home From ISS

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  • by Anonymous Coward on Sunday October 28, 2012 @04:00PM (#41798635)

    Say what you want about bush but at least there was a plan and a destination.

    Ok, I will say what I want about Bush.

    He is a liar and he should be in prison for getting the US involved
    in a war which he and his cronies would profit from, while at the same
    time the US took giant steps toward becoming a police state during the
    Bush regime. I call it a regime instead of "leadership" because a sack of
    shit like Bush is not qualified to lead anyone anywhere at any time.

    And now the US might be about to get more of the same with Romney.
    If you vote for Romney, you are the enemy of every thinking person in the
    US and the rest of the world, and you are a naive fool if you actually believe
    Romney will improve the US economy. Romney doesn't care about the average
    person, he cares about himself and his wealthy buddies.

To thine own self be true. (If not that, at least make some money.)

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