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Fraser
2013-Apr-04, 02:30 AM
Well the picture perfect docking of the SpaceX Dragon capsule to the ISS on March 3 and the triumphant ocean splashdown last week on March 26 nearly weren’t to be – and it all goes back to a microscopic manufacturing mistake in the oxidizer tank check valves that no one noticed long before the vessel [...]

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Jerry
2013-May-31, 03:33 AM
Close call...cleaver solution.

And the next flight is...