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SpaceX Fires Up a Crew Dragon Abort Engine Ahead of Critical Tests (Video)


SpaceX Fires Up a Crew Dragon Abort Engine Ahead of Critical Tests (Video) SpaceX just fired up a launch escape system engine on its new Crew Dragon spacecraft, setting the stage for a critical ground and flight tests of an emergency system to keep astronauts safe during flight. The escape engine test, which SpaceX revealed in this 13-second video on Thursday (Oct) 24), shows a pair of SuperDraco engines in action during an uncrewed ground test. It is expected be followed by a full-up ground static-fire test and an in-flight abort test in the upcoming weeks.    More



(Source: Space.com - Oct 28)

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