SpaceX prepares for the first manned test flight of its Dragon capsule. Englisch: www.mjfriendship.de/en/index.php?op…=view&id=167 CEO Elon Musk treated his Twitter fans to a foretaste the Crew Dragon
Yesterday, the billionaire tech mogul took on social media an exclusive image of the New Human Spacecraft, photographed during a first major test on the ground
The snapshot reveals the futuristic Crew Dragon capsule Interference Test
Anechoic chambers have the advantage of simulating the environment in which the Crew Dragon ship will appear in space , and are destined to test whether the electrical systems that are mounted on spacecraft are t
The next station for SpaceX's Crew Dragon Fah This will be NASA's Plum Brook Station in Sandusky, Ohio, where the spacecraft will be tested in a vacuum chamber, Musk said in his Twitter post
SpaceX crew transport pods on the company's Dragon Spacecraft design and intended to carry both cargo and a crew of up to seven To transport people into space.
– Elon Musk @elonmusk) May 21, 2018
The crew Dragon capsule is equipped with four windows to offer its passengers a spectacular view of the cosmos. At the same time, its refined, state-of-the-art interior, detailed in the video below, contains high-tech digital displays and carbon fiber Alcantara fabric seats, Inverse .
The Crew Dragon spacecraft is powered by eight SuperDraco engines and is protected with a phenolic-impregnated Carbon Ablator X heat shield that keeps the capsule intact when reentered into the Earth's atmosphere.
In addition, the Dragon engines can weigh 120,000 pounds of axial thrust, which can safely eject the capsule over half a kilometer (or 0.3 miles) in over five seconds in the event of an emergency escape.
Earlier this month, Musk announced on Twitter that SpaceX will be in August, the new Crew Dragon capsule will be shipped to Cape Canaveral in Florida for a demonstration test.
The next generation spacecraft is being built to bring astronauts to the International Space Station and other destinations such as the Moon and Mars. SpaceX plans to launch the new Dragon capsule on their first mission on the Red Planet by 2022, while their first manned mission on Mars is scheduled for 2024.