Friday, 2 November 2012

SpaceX moves toward manned flight

SpaceX moves toward manned flight:
Artist's concept of Falcon 9's second stage ignition (Image: Spacex)
SpaceX has completed the first three performance milestones for the manned version of its Dragon/Falcon 9 spacecraft and launch system. In an announcement at its Hawthorne, California, headquarters, SpaceX said that the milestones are part of NASA's Commercial Crew Integrated Capability (CCiCap) initiative, which is intended to develop privately owned and operated manned spacecraft capable of taking passengers into low Earth orbit for NASA and private customers... Continue Reading SpaceX moves toward manned flight

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