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SpaceX called the cause of the explosion Crew Dragon

The cause of the explosion on the Crew Dragon manned spacecraft on April 20 during ground tests was the failure of the non-return valve of the propellant helium propulsion system, SpaceX reports. The American company notes that the incident, which occurred 0.1 seconds before the launch of the SuperDraco engines of the emergency rescue system […]

Crew Dragon flying to the ISS exploded

During the fire tests of the engines of the piloted ship Crew Dragon an explosion occurred, according to ArsTechnica. An emergency situation occurred on April 20 at Cape Canaveral in Florida (USA) during testing of an aircraft emergency rescue system. The American edition notes that a manned spacecraft that previously flew to the International Space […]

SpaceX recognized the death of a manned spacecraft Crew Dragon

SpaceX confirmed that the Crew Dragon manned spacecraft was killed during the tests. This is reported by CNN. Vice President Hans Koenigsmann (Hans Koenigsmann) told reporters that the disaster occurred just before the launch of the SuperDraco engines used in the emergency rescue system. The investigation into the causes of the incident continues. According to […]

SpaceX has launched the Dragon ship to the ISS

The US company SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 launch vehicle with a Dragon cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station (ISS). This was reported by the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on Saturday, May 4th. According to the organization, the 17th launch of the carrier took place from the 40th launch complex at […]

Dangerous cable found on Dragon on ISS

From the outer side of the American cargo ship Dragon, docked to the International Space Station (ISS), a dangling cable was found, RIA Novosti reports. The agency notes that the part that was not separated from the ship during the launch of the Falcon 9 launch vehicle was recorded during the broadcast of the truck […]