[ExI] Congrats to SpaceX!
brent.allsop at gmail.com
Sat Mar 9 18:30:47 UTC 2019
Did anyone notice the messed up looking state of the capsule, after they
pulled it out of the water?
Maybe it just looks bad, but it sure doesn't look like it could ever take
people back into space?
On Sat, Mar 9, 2019 at 9:15 AM Stuart LaForge <avant at sollegro.com> wrote:
> Quoting Dan Ust:
> >>> Dragon 2 is on its way to the ISS.
> >> And now it has made a safe return. I am actually a little surprised
> >> that nobody has mentioned the success of the first manned space
> >> mission using a privately owned space craft. How cool is that? I
> >> for one think it heralds a day when there will be jobs for
> >> bartenders in space.
> > Actually, Dragon 2 had no crew aboard. The crewed mission is
> > scheduled for July this year. And before that is one more test
> > flight: the in flight abort test scheduled for this June. See:
> > https://blogs.nasa.gov/commercialcrew/2019/02/06/
> > Note that there’s still a chance of Boeing beating SpaceX with the
> > first private crewed mission to orbit.
> Well that sir is a mighty fine explanation for why nobody has
> mentioned it yet. :-P
> Stuart LaForge
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