SpaceX in 'perfect' test of Crew Dragon emergency abort system

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2020/01/20 | 448 words | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | SPACE

SpaceX successfully tested its emergency abort system on an unmanned spacecraft moments after launch Sunday, according to a live broadcast of the event, the last major test before it plans to send NASA astronauts to the International Space Station."As far as we can tell thus far it was a picture-perfect mission," SpaceX founder Elon Musk told reporters.He added that the first manned flight of the capsule will probably occur "in the second quarter", an event that would mark the first time in ...(…)

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