SpaceX checks Crew Dragon's parachute touchdown expertise
We have already seen the Dragon capsule efficiently take off, and hover, however its the half the place it plummets to earth that its human cargo will doubtless be most involved about. The current checks handed with out incident, however extra rigorous trials are nonetheless wanted. When astronauts are coming house from the ISS, their capsules will truly land on water. However, with the hover check full, and extra parachute testing deliberate, the last word aim is to place these SuperDraco engines to make use of, and convey capsules safely again to terra firma immediately.