Wednesday, January 27, 2016

SpaceX Tests Parachutes That Will Bring Astronauts Back To Earth

spacex parachutes Today, NASA released footage from one of SpaceX's final certification tests required under the Commercial Crew Program. The drop test, performed in Coolidge, Arizona, involved the four large parachutes that are part of SpaceX's Crew Dragon landing system. For the drop test, the parachute assembly was carried thousands of feet above the ground on board a C-130 cargo aircraft. A… Read More

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