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From blastoff risks to radiation dangers to splashdown hazards, industry and government experts have said SpaceX’s plans pose difficult technical and policy decisions unlike any the nation’s space program has faced in many years.
The newest addition to the instrument package is an infrared sensor that measures the temperature of the sea right before splashdown.
The projectile’s sea splashdown was announced later to ease fears.
Rather, any trip to space ended with an ocean splashdown.
So is the humor throughout the film, especially the suburbs chase scene where Peter doesn’t have tall buildings to swing from, leading to the pool splashdown seen in the film’s trailer.
The splashdown in the Pacific Ocean marks the completion of the first reused commercial spacecraft to be sent to and returned home from the space station.
After about a month attached to the space station, the Dragon will undock and return to Earth with a splashdown in the Pacific.
Meanwhile, the museum led efforts to find and recover Liberty Bell 7, astronaut Gus Grissom’s Mercury space capsule that flooded after splashdown.
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Definition of splashdown for English Language Learners
: the landing of a spacecraft in the ocean
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