Dragon Test Article Lost During Parachute Test Mishap

SpaceX completed a 7th successful system test of the Crew Dragon’s upgraded Mark 3 parachutes in December 2019.
Credit: SpaceX
A SpaceX Dragon 2 test article was destroyed on March 24 during what was to be one of the final tests of the craft’s parachute system ahead of a planned crewed flight test to the International Space Station (ISS) this spring. The vehicle became unstable as it was suspended beneath a helicopter...

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