SpaceX And Boeing Capsules Fail Parachute Stress Test
According to Business Insider, a SpaceX crew capsule failed a recent test.
A NASA administrator said that the Crew Dragon capsule failed a test for deploying its parachutes.
William Gerstenmaier, NASA's associate administrator for human exploration and operations, told a House subcommittee that the parachutes did not work as designed.
The test took place by in April.
But Boeing's crew capsule also failed the same test.
The parachute tests are a critical part of safely developing a crew capsule.