Paris – NASA says that in addition to the shutdown of a Falcon 9 first stage engine, SpaceX’s Oct. 7 Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) mission to the International Space Station encountered a number of potentially minor anomalies , including the loss of one of three flight-computer units aboard the company’s Dragon cargo vessel due to a suspected radiation hit. The computer, which shut down while Dragon was preparing to depart the space station, was rebooted but not re-synched to the ...
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