LOS ANGELES – Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) has completed the operations critical design review for its Dragon Rider space vehicle under NASA’s Commercial Crew Transportation Capability contract and is on track to conduct a critical pad-abort test in November. "We were just notified by NASA that we met our entry and success criteria," says Garrett Reisman, SpaceX Dragon Rider program manager. "We have primary structure qualification underway, which we ...


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