NASA set to go commercial with SpaceX

NASA set to go commercial with SpaceX

Summary: Privately owned Space X will provide the rocket and capsule for their mission to restock the International Space Station.

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  • Meanwhile, the Dragon space capsule is getting ready for its ride.

  • Here's a diagram with the dimensions of the Dragon space capsule.

  • Dragon's mission to the Internatonal Space Station is actually a safety test for future passenger flights. Seven people will actually fit in Dragon with 3 seated in front and 4 standing.

    Here, NASA astronauts try out the seating - and standing - arrangements.

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Topic: Nasa / Space

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  • Hatch, Not Window!

    The picture of the 'big window' is actually the picture of the open hatch on the side of the Dragon capsule...
    z2217