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Submission + - SpaceX completes Dragon parachute test (

mattclar writes: SpaceX just released footage and pictures of last weeks dragon parachute drop test. Using an eriksson sky-crane the dragon capsule was carried to 14,000feet then released. After a few seconds of freefall the drouge chutes appeared followed by the main chutes. The test concluded with a gentle touchdown within the target area to conclude a test described by SpaceX as "100% successful".
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SpaceX completes Dragon parachute test

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How come everyone's going so slow if it's called rush hour?