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View Full Version : SpaceX Test Fires SuperDraco Abort Engines Critical To Astronaut Launch Safety



Fraser
2012-Feb-03, 02:40 AM
Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) has test fired a prototype of its new SuperDraco engine that will be critical to saving the lives of astronauts flying aboard a manned Dragon spacecraft soaring to orbit in the event of an in-flight emergency. The successful full-duration, full-thrust firing of the new SuperDraco engine prototype was completed at the [...]

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