PANAMA CITY, Fla. – As recovery boats waited for SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft carrying four astronauts back to Earth, one animal had a front-row seat for the splashdown.
The Dragon spacecraft called Resilience blasted through Earth’s atmosphere after 2 a.m. ET then, aided by a parachute system the spacecraft, slowed from 350 mph to 15 mph to gently drop into the Gulf of Mexico. [TRENDING: SpaceX delivers 4 astronauts with splashdown|Police: Downtown Orlando shooting kills 1 man | Legal questions facing Fla.
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