Space X Blows One Up - on purpose

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  1. dkmw

    dkmw Friend of Leo's

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    Just a few hours ago they tested their abort system that brings the passenger capsule down safely in the event of a launch disaster in the boosters. I watched the launch from out in front of my house, but couldn’t see the fireworks because it went into a cloud:(

    This article explains it well: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/spacex...crew-dragon-emergency-escape-test-2020-01-19/

    There’s vids all over, from full length to highlight clips. Here’s a start:

    This test opens the door for human astronauts out of Florida for the first time in years. I think they’re planning for March.

    :):):):):):)
     
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    We like to watch the launches any time we are down that way. Exciting stuff!
     
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