An emergency flight test for a new SpaceX spacecraft designed to carry NASA's orbits to NASA's astronauts took place on Saturday, and an unconfirmed twitter video on Twitter ascertains how bad the anomaly was.
On Saturday afternoon, SpaceX attempted a static fire test of an emergency stop system on its new Crew Dragon space capsule, which is intended to be used by NASA's commercial program for the transportation of astronauts to the International Space Station.
] The Sabbath test, however, did not go as planned. According to SpaceX statement:
"Earlier today, SpaceX conducted a series of engine tests on the Crew Dragon test vehicle on our test stand at landing zone 1in Cape Canaveral, Florida.
Ensuring our systems meet strict standards. safety and detect anomalies like this before the flight are the main reasons for testing.Our teams are exploring and working closely with our NASA partners. 19659007] According to Spaceflight Now, the test "sent a reddish-orange plume to the sky, visible on kilometers for the duration Olo ", which indicates a rather serious failure of the engine system.
The results of this test. It is shown that the video shows a large explosion in a capsule for a few seconds:
Yes, it's not good … pic.twitter.com / 4DwTTjw9MN
– Astronut099 (@ Astronut099) April 21, 2019
On the question of the video, SpaceX simply pointed to the statement about the Sabbath test.
The Sabbath Test was a successful test flight of the unloaded capsule "Dragon Crew" on beginning of march
Mannequin size with the man who received the nickname "Ripley," and a plush toy in the form of a bullet that quickly sold out on Earth, successfully collocated with the International Space Station and safely hit the Atlantic Ocean after a six-day mission.
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