Crew Dragon Test Anomaly and Investigation Updates Thread
How does the crew dragon anomaly/explosion impact future Falcon Heavy non-crewed missions (if at all)?
Frames from before and after ignition - Crew Dragon Anomaly
SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft suffers an anomaly during static fire testing at Cape Canaveral
SpaceX Crew Dragon Capsule Suffers Anomaly During Engine Test
Astronut099: "Yep, this isn’t good..."
Video of the Dragon 2 mishap courtesy of Twitter; capsule is most definitely destroyed.
Video of DM-1 Capsule Explosion -- @Astronut099 on twitter
SpaceX's Crew Dragon Capsule Possibly Destroyed In Engine Test
The Internet is insane
On April 20, an anomaly occurred at Cape Canaveral AFS during Dragon 2 static test fire
NASA Launch Services Program outlines the alternative launcher review for EM-1
Dragon resupply mission has been pushed back to April 30 at 4:22am EDT (0822 GMT)
Damaged Falcon Heavy Arabsat 6A Core Booster Lifted off Drone Ship in 4k UHD
SpaceX only received 44M in investment of the 500M they were seeking
Stephen Marr on Twitter: "#FalconHeavy center core B1055 tipped over due to rough seas. Most of it still remains on board #OCISLY, but the top half is gone."
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J.Murrah spotted this first stage core at AL/FL line heading east
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North American Aerospace Defense Command on Twitter: "NORAD welcomed @SpaceX CEO Elon Musk April 15, 2019 to @CityofCOS, where he participated in conversations and round table briefings about future space operations and homeland defense innovation."
More photos from yesterday’s Falcon Heavy launch and landing →
Falcon Heavy’s side boosters land on Landing Zones 1 and 2
Liftoff of Falcon Heavy
Successful deployment of Arabsat-6A to geosynchronous transfer orbit confirmed—completing Falcon Heavy’s first commercial mission!
Back live for satellite deployment →
Second stage engine cutoff nominal. The webcast will return in about 5 minutes for satellite deployment.
Back live →
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The Falcons have landed
Second stage is now in coast phase. The webcast will return in about 15 minutes for second stage engine restart.
Falcon Heavy’s center core has landed on the Of Course I Still Love You droneship!
Second stage engine cutoff confirmed.
Falcon Heavy side boosters have landed at SpaceX Landing Zones 1 and 2!
First stage entry burns complete. Second stage continuing nominally to geosynchronous transfer orbit.
Fairing has deployed.
Center core engine shutdown and stage separation confirmed. Second stage engine burn underway.