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SpaceX moves toward manned flight

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Posted in Science on 3rd Nov, 2012 08:06 PM by AlexMuller

SpaceX has completed the first three performance milestones for the manned version of its Dragon/Falcon 9 spacecraft and launch system. In an announcement at its Hawthorne, California, headquarters, SpaceX said that the milestones are part of NASA's Commercial Crew Integrated Capability (CCiCap) initiative, which is intended to develop privately owned and operated manned spacecraft capable of taking passengers into low Earth orbit for NASA and private customers.

 

As SpaceX moves into what NASA calls the “third commercial crew phase” of the initiative, SpaceX provided the space agency with an integrated systems requirements review, which outlines the techniques the company will use to design, build and test the Dragon/Falcon 9 system. It also told NASA how it intends to handle manned flights from ground operations through to landing.



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Comments

Author: Guest
Posted: 2012-11-04
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finally the US can get back into the manned spaceflight game Reply
Author: Guest
Posted: 2012-11-05
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I want to thank to NASA for their interesting work for modern life and to help people to relexible jurney. Reply
Author: Guest
Posted: 2012-11-05
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I think this spacex is new and up date technology to develope life sryle of modern science. Reply


 

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