NASA has announced a February 7 launch date for SpaceX’s next test flight of Falcon 9 and Dragon


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NASA has announced a February 7 launch date for SpaceX’s next test flight of Falcon 9 and Dragon to ISS.

They also have approved allowing Dragon to do a test berth with ISS on this flight, assuming the first test approach goes well.

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  • Joe2

    I wish them luck, but the key phrase is:

    ” Pending completion of final safety reviews, testing and verification,”

  • It sounds to me as if NASA has realized that they need an organic manned space capability, and don’t have one. I would hope that the desire to have an American man-rated space launcher won’t compromise reasonable precautions, but NASA’s history doesn’t offer much in the way of encouragement.

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