SpaceX RECOVERY SHIP COVER & POSTMARK VARIETIES

SpaceX COTS-2 - Launch 22 May 2012 - Splashdown 31 May 2012i




 
SpaceX COTS-2
Ship Type Designation Covers
Main Recovery Ship 187 ft Barge N/A N
2 Small Boats 25ft Boats N/A N
Splashdown      
Long Beach CA Return Port N/A Y

 

Notes General:
i ) 'SpaceX's Dragon capsule splashed down in the Pacific Ocean at 11:42 a.m. EDT a few hundred miles west of Baja California, Mexico. The Dragon capsule will be taken by boat to a port near Los Angeles, where it will be prepared for a return journey to SpaceX's test facility in McGregor, Texas, for processing. Some cargo will be removed at the port in California and returned to NASA within 48 hours. The remainder will be returned to Texas with the capsule.' NASA Press Release : 12-179

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