SpaceX’s Dragon Carrying 4,000 Pounds of NASA Equipment Scheduled for a Splash Down on May 5

 

SpaceX’s Dragon cargo spacecraft will splash down into the Pacific Ocean on May 5. The cargo will carry about 4000 Pounds of load from the International Space Station. The content of the cargo includes science and technology samples and goods for NASA.

The spacecraft will transport to Long Beach, where some cargo will be removed and transported to NASA. The cargo will go back to SpaceX’s test site in Texas for processing.

NASA and SpaceX had to postpone the Dragon cargo splashdown earlier. The Dragon cargo was scheduled to leave the space station on May 2, but officials reported that the weather at the splash zone was unfavorable.

According to officials, the weather was, and they do not want to take the risk. The cargo will now leave the space station at 9:30 am EDT on Saturday. It will splash into the ocean at 3:00 pm EDT.

The Dragon launched aboard SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket on April 2. The rocket