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Crew Dragon safe at sea landed

Science & Planet is The test of the Crew Dragon, the space capsule Elon Musks space SpaceX - is over. The new American spacecraft for manned transport is after

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Crew Dragon safe at sea landed
Science & Planet is The test of the Crew Dragon, the space capsule Elon Musks space SpaceX - is over. The new American spacecraft for manned transport is after a first and successful test flight as planned, at about 14.45 hours (Belgian time) in the Atlantic Ocean landed, so it was directly on NASA TV to follow.

The specially equipped bergingsschip Go Searcher of SpaceX is nearby, as well as a research aircraft of the U.s. ruimtevaartbureau NASA for the live views provided. The last spaceship for manned transport that Americans in the Atlantic saw was the Apollo 9 on march 13, 1969. the

The landing was a last big test for the Crew Dragon, which is from July astronauts in space. The unit has with the successful landing proved that it can come back in our atmosphere, without that the charge anything happens. It used a system of parachutes.

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The capsule moved Saturday from the American launch site Cape Canaveral in Florida for its first flight to the international space station (ISS). On board was a cargo of tools and supplies. There was also a dummy - Ripley - named after the heroine from the Alien movies. She followed as ‘Starman’ on that last year on a journey through space began in the red Tesla Space X ceo Elon Musk.

Sunday, paid the Crew Dragon on auto-pilot with success to the ISS. Six days later, the return flight so started. If all goes well, will Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley in July as the first astronauts with a Crew Dragon fly to the ISS. Then will NASA decide whether or not the capsule is in service or not.

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