SpaceX delays simulated rocket failure test due to strong winds, rough seas


Bad weather forced Elon Musk’s SpaceX to delay until Sunday a test in which it will destroy one of its own rockets in a trial of a crucial emergency abort system on an unmanned astronaut capsule.  The test, the company’s final milestone test before flying NASA astronauts from U.S.

soil, had been planned to take place on Saturday. SpaceX said in a Twitter post here it was standing down from the Crew Dragon capsule test because of high winds and rough seas in the recovery area.  It was now looking at carrying.

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