SpaceX shares video of successful parachute tests of the Crew Dragon spacecraft

SpaceX today shared of video on Twitter of it testing the parachutes for the Crew Dragon spacecraft. And this test was the 13th successful test of the parachutes, in a row. SpaceX only had a target of 10 successful tests by the year end, as Elon Musk had stated in a joint press conference with NASA last month at SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, California. So its a new achievement. In this latest test video, the company intentionally did not deploy one of four parachutes, just to demonstrate that it is safe even it of them fails to deploy. This is a rare occasion for SpaceX, because this time they are actually ahead of the schedule that Elon Musk had set for the testing of these third generation parachutes. Talking of...

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