SpaceX Conducts Dragon Parachute Test


NASA Commercial Crew Program partner Space Exploration Technologies, or SpaceX, conducted a drop test of a Dragon test article in December. The capsule splashed down in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Morro Bay, Calif. The drop test enabled SpaceX engineers to evaluate the spacecraft’s parachute deployment system as part of a milestone under its Commercial Crew Integrated Capability agreement with NASA’s Commercial Crew Program.

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