America's next crewed spacecraft took its first flight test on May 6, 2015 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Before NASA puts astronauts onboard to & from the International Space Station SpaceX needs to prove their Dragon space capsule can safely abort an emergency, & the Pad Abort Test demonstrated that capability & collected valuable data. An instrumented crash test dummy was the lone passenger. First crewed launch, 2017...

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