SpaceX Crew Capsule Loss Scrambles Test Flights

Credit: SpaceX
The cloud of reddish-orange smoke rising from the southern tip of Cape Canaveral AFS was an ominous sign to the crowds gathered at Cocoa Beach to enjoy the annual Florida Pro Surf festival on Easter weekend. SpaceX was about to conduct a static engine test of a Crew Dragon’s SuperDraco thrusters...
Irene Klotz

Irene Klotz is Senior Space Editor for Aviation Week, based in Cape Canaveral. Before joining Aviation Week in 2017, Irene spent 25 years as a wire service reporter covering human and robotic spaceflight, commercial space, astronomy, science and technology for Reuters and United Press International.

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