Friday, May 25, 2012

SpaceX: Dragon docks with Space Station

Patt Morrison, KPCC 89.3 FM, Southern California Public Radio (
A NASA rendering of SpaceX's Dragon capsule as it prepares to berth with the ISS (SpaceX)
SpaceX’s Dragon capsule, which was scheduled to launch last weekend and berth with the ISS (International Space Station), had a minor malfunction. But the spacecraft is okay now according to the company: “Today’s launch was aborted when the flight computer detected slightly high pressure in the engine 5 combustion chamber,” the company said in a brief statement on Saturday. “We have discovered root cause and repairs are underway.” More

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