At the launch site of Cape Canaveral during a test of a mysterious incident with the space capsule Crew, Dragon of the private space SpaceX.
SpaceX conducted Saturday a series of tests at Cape Canaveral. This would include the rocket motors tested are that the capsule and crew to safety should be there immediately after the launch, something went wrong with the rocket.
“The first test were normal, but the final test is with an irregularity ended”, said a spokesman for SpaceX.
An explosion? Just as Nasa refused the spokesperson of the private space any further comment, but a photographer of the site, Florida Today was Saturday pictures of black plumes of smoke over Cape Canaveral.
Nasa boss Jim Bridenstine just wanted to say that his agency has been informed about ‘the anomaly’. “Therefore we do tests. We will make conclusions and make the necessary adjustments to carry out so that our program of commercial flights in the security of all progress.’
Crew Dragon made last month an unmanned flight to the international space station (ISS). The test was a success and seemed to ensure that the end of the year, a manned flight would take place.
Nasa is counting on the space capsule from SpaceX and Starliner Boeing to transport its astronauts to the ISS to take care of. Since 2011 it is entrusted to Russia.