Global  

Celebrating 10 Years of Trusted News Discovery
One News Page
> > >

Crew Capsule Accident A Serious Setback For SpaceX

WorldNews Monday, 22 April 2019
Crew Capsule Accident A Serious Setback For SpaceXSpaceX has suffered a serious setback in its effort to launch NASA astronauts into orbit this year, with the fiery loss of its first crew capsule during testing, The Associated Press reported. Over the weekend, the company’s recently flown Dragon crew capsule was engulfed in smoke and flames on an engine test stand at Cape Canaveral. SpaceX was testing the Dragon’s abort thrusters when Saturday’s accident occurred. The company said the test area was clear and no one was injured. This capsule flew to the International Space Station last month on a crew-less trial run, and it was supposed to be reused in a launch abort test in June. Another capsule was supposed to follow with two astronauts as...
0
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 
Credit: TomoNews US - Published < > Embed
News video: How do SpaceX and Boeing launch abort systems work?

How do SpaceX and Boeing launch abort systems work? 01:24

CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA — Last Saturday, SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule exploded after suffering what the company referred to as an 'anomaly' during engine tests in Cape Canaveral, Florida. Here is how the launch abort systems work in case of emergency. According to Space.com, crewed launch...

You Might Like


Recent related videos from verified sources

SpaceX And Boeing Capsules Fail Parachute Stress Test [Video]SpaceX And Boeing Capsules Fail Parachute Stress Test

According to Business Insider, a SpaceX crew capsule failed a recent test. A NASA administrator said that the Crew Dragon capsule failed a test for deploying its parachutes. William Gerstenmaier,..

Credit: Wochit     Duration: 00:48Published

SpaceX Capsule Reaches Space Station [Video]SpaceX Capsule Reaches Space Station

A SpaceX Dragon capsule loaded with nearly six tons of equipment and experiments has arrived at the International Space Station following a weekend launch.

Credit: CBS4 Miami     Duration: 00:22Published

SpaceX Capsule Loaded With Equipment Reaches Space Station [Video]SpaceX Capsule Loaded With Equipment Reaches Space Station

A SpaceX Dragon capsule loaded with nearly six tons of equipment and experiments has arrived at the International Space Station following a weekend launch. Ken Molestina reports.

Credit: CBS4 Miami     Duration: 00:28Published

SpaceX confirms crew capsule destroyed, refuses to address nature of mishap [Video]SpaceX confirms crew capsule destroyed, refuses to address nature of mishap

According to a report by Reuters, on Friday, nearly two weeks after a fiery explosion during a ground test of its new crew capsule, SpaceX confirmed that the vehicle was destroyed, but neither the..

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 00:50Published

SpaceX crew capsule was definitely destroyed in test [Video]SpaceX crew capsule was definitely destroyed in test

According to Gizmodo.com, the SpaceX Crew Capsule Was Definitely Destroyed During a Failed Ground Test.

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 00:55Published

SpaceX Confirms Crew Capsule Destroyed, Refuses To Address Nature Of Mishap [Video]SpaceX Confirms Crew Capsule Destroyed, Refuses To Address Nature Of Mishap

According to a report by Reuters, on Friday, nearly two weeks after a fiery explosion during a ground test of its new crew capsule, SpaceX confirmed that the vehicle was destroyed, but neither the..

Credit: Wochit     Duration: 00:50Published

SpaceX Crew Capsule Was Definitely Destroyed In Test [Video]SpaceX Crew Capsule Was Definitely Destroyed In Test

According to Gizmodo.com, the SpaceX Crew Capsule Was Definitely Destroyed During a Failed Ground Test. SpaceX has finally admitted that a Crew Dragon capsule was destroyed during a test of system’s..

Credit: Wochit     Duration: 00:55Published

SpaceX confirms crew capsule destroyed in ground testing [Video]SpaceX confirms crew capsule destroyed in ground testing

SpaceX has confirmed that its crew capsule was destroyed in ground testing two weeks ago. Story: https://wfts.tv/2VbiPWs

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 00:24Published


Other recent news in Front Page

FRENCH OPEN 2019: Roger Federer into second round with straight-set winEUROPEAN ELECTIONS 2019: Investigating false and misleading video
Nigel Farage's BREXIT Party set to win most UK seats in EU voteBREXIT PARTY set for victory as Labour and Tories hammered
Environmentally friendly: One News Page is hosted on servers powered solely by renewable energy
© 2019 One News Page Ltd. All Rights Reserved.
About us  |  Contact us  |  Disclaimer  |  Press Room  |  Terms & Conditions  |  Content Accreditation
 RSS  |  News for my Website  |  Free news search widget  |  In the News  |  DMCA / Content Removal  |  Privacy & Data Protection Policy
How are we doing? FeedbackSend us your feedback  |   LIKE us on Facebook   FOLLOW us on Twitter  •  FOLLOW us on Pinterest
One News® is a registered trademark of One News Page Ltd.