Apollo 11 splashed down
920 miles south-west of Hawaii and 13 miles from the USS Hornet, a Navy ship sent to recover the crew.
Los Angeles, Jumada I 14, 1434, Mar 26, 2013, SPA -- Spacex's Dragon capsule splashed down
in the Pacific Ocean Tuesday after completing the second supply mission to the International Space Station by a privately owned spaceship, dpa reported.
THE ECHO'S yellow Duckmarine splashed down
for the first time yesterday on her maiden passenger voyage.
An Australian-US team is readying for its attempt at the first non-stop around-the-world balloon flight, with lift-off planned for Tuesday, days after Richard Branson's team splashed down
in the Pacific.
But a friendly 6ft local tackle dealer, Mike England from Totland Bay, splashed down
into three feet of water to score a spectacular save.
52 YEARS AGO (1965) US spacecraft Gemini V splashed down
safely in the Atlantic after astronauts Charles Conrad and Gordon Cooper spent a record eight days orbiting Earth.
It was meant to be the centrepiece of celebrations to mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of North Korea founder Kim Il-sung but splashed down
in Korea Bay just 60 seconds after it was launched.
After the craft splashed down
in the Pacific, NASA's Orion program manager Mark Geyer said: "It's hard to have a better day than today."
Clegg, whose party splashed down
at 23 per cent support and a reduced number of MPs, found himself in the role of kingmaker with both big parties wanting him to prop up their government.
He picked up six shots in seven holes but, having started at the 10th, then splashed down
at the 18th and 14th for a multicoloured card made up of one eagle, eight birdies, a double bogey, two bogeys and only six pars.
TIRED Richard Branson splashed down
in the Pacific last night, and told his HQ: "This is a ridiculous way to spend Christmas."
It then flew on its own and splashed down
in the Pacific.
The launch was headed by former NASA subcontractor and Director of the Planetarium at the Inishowen Maritime Museum, Mr Ash C McFadden who has asked us to point out that the rocket splashed down
at its pre- determined landing site away from spectators after activating its two parachutes.