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Welcome to DragonFly- Testing Reuseable Capsule

Discussion in 'SpaceX' started by aronth5, May 22, 2014.

  1. aronth5

    aronth5 Long Time Follower

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    I guess that answers my question of whether they are going to have a rocket assist landing of the Dragon capsule! Great document, thanks for posting.
     
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    "Dropp from RLV from a helicopter from up to 10,000 ft and land only with SuperDraco engines (no parachute); engines would fire for 5 seconds"

    That would be the brown pants ride. yikes!
     
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    I'm guessing the initial tests will run on empty cargo or dummy cargo or maybe mousetronauts ;) But yeah, falling from 3km with no shutes would be quite ... interesting.
     
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    maybe they'll bring the monkeys back
     
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