Pad abort test nears For SpaceX

February 20, 2015 3:15 PM

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Pad abort test nears For SpaceX

Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) continues operations at a very rapid pace in the month of February. After completing two launches this month, SpaceX will complete the final milestone of a NASA contract by performing a pad abort test of their new Dragon V2 capsule.

While SpaceX has declined to give an exact date, it is presumed to be occurring after the launch of two communications satellites – one for Eutelsat and the other for Asia Broadcast. Both satellites are scheduled to be launched on a Falcon 9 near the end of February. A March 4 date has been rumored ...

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