First Falcon 9 Block 5 Doesn’t Count For Commercial Crew Certification

Credit: Falcon 9 Block 5: SpaceX
PASADENA, California—The debut launch of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 Block 5 rocket will not count toward the seven successful flights required by NASA before it clears the new booster to fly astronauts, the agency said on May 23. The reusable rocket, which includes more than 100 upgrades to improve safety...

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