SpaceX Dragon launches, but thrusters malfunctioning

sábado, 2 de marzo de 2013

SpaceX Dragon launches, but thrusters malfunctioning:

CRS-2 lifting off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station
This morning (Mar. 1), the SpaceX Dragon CRS-2 mission lifted off successfully from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida at 10:10:13 AM EST (1010:13 GMT) only to experience a major malfunction in Dragon’s thruster pods. SpaceX reported at 10:43 AM (1543 GMT) that three of the unmanned Dragon spacecraft’s four thruster pods have failed to activate – placing Dragon’s rendezvous with the International Space Station (ISS) in peril...
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