In pictures: Elon Musk-owned SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule completes historic unmanned flight test

The Elon Musk-owned SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule completed its historic unmanned flight test on Friday with a splashdown in the Atlantic Ocean right on time at 8.45 am EST.

author_img Published :  09th March 2019 05:04 AM   |   Published :   |  09th March 2019 05:04 AM
SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule docked with the International Space Station on its debut unmanned flight on March 3, 3019
SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule docked with the International Space Station on its debut unmanned flight on March 3, 3019
Crew Dragon prepares for its launch to the International Space Station. Courtesy: SpaceX
The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon spacecraft rolled out to Launch Complex 39A and went vertical for a dry run, earlier in February, to prep for the upcoming Demo-1 flight test. Photo: SpaceX
Falcon 9 launches Crew Dragon on its first test flight to the International Space Station. Courtesy: SpaceX
Falcon 9 launches Crew Dragon on its first test flight to the International Space Station. Courtesy: SpaceX
Falcon 9 launches Crew Dragon on its first test flight to the International Space Station. Courtesy: SpaceX
Falcon 9 launches Crew Dragon on its first test flight to the International Space Station. Courtesy: SpaceX
Falcon 9 launches Crew Dragon on its first test flight to the International Space Station. Courtesy: SpaceX
Falcon 9 launches Crew Dragon on its first test flight to the International Space Station. Courtesy: SpaceX
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Crew Dragon prepares for its launch to the International Space Station. Courtesy: SpaceX
Pictures from Crew Dragon’s first launch to the International Space Station. Courtesy: SpaceX
Pictures from Crew Dragon’s first launch to the International Space Station. Courtesy: SpaceX
After launching Crew Dragon on its first test flight to ISS, Falcon 9 lands on Of Course I Still Love You droneship — completing SpaceX’s 35th recovery of an orbital class rocket booster. Pic: SpaceX
After launching Crew Dragon on its first test flight to ISS, Falcon 9 lands on Of Course I Still Love You droneship — completing SpaceX’s 35th recovery of an orbital class rocket booster. Pic: SpaceX
SpaceX's Crew Dragon ready for debut flight on March 2, 2019
SpaceX's Crew Dragon ready for debut flight on March 2, 2019
File photo: SpaceX CEO Elon Musk offers a glimpse of the company's Starship test flight rocket, dubbed the Hopper (Pic: IANS)
File photo: SpaceX CEO Elon Musk offers a glimpse of the company's Starship test flight rocket, dubbed the Hopper (Pic: IANS)

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