Tracking 25707 objects as of 29-Jun-2022
HD Live streaming from Space Station
objects crossing your sky now

SpaceX replacing heat shield on upcoming Crew Dragon mission after failed test


SpaceX replacing heat shield on upcoming Crew Dragon mission after failed test SpaceX will replace the heat shield on the next Crew Dragon spacecraft flying to the International Space Station after it failed inspections, but NASA says there is no risk of a similar problem for the spacecraft currently at the station. In a May 24 statement to reporters, NASA said that a heat shield structure that SpaceX built for the Crew-5 mission to the station, slated to launch in early September, failed an acceptance test earlier this month and will not be used on that spacecraft.   More



(Source: SpaceNews - May 29)

comments powered by Disqus