Monthly Archives: May 2014

Some front-row seats to the future of human spaceflight

Here we have the interior of the Dragon V2 manned spacecraft from SpaceX, unveiled just yesterday in a ceremony reminiscent of an auto show.

But don’t be fooled by the glitz. This is almost all flight-design hardware. Here’s a short animation of the new spacecraft docking with the International Space Station and then returning to Earth – in the coolest way possible:

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You can be sure there’ll be lots of it! Only yesterday, Space Exploration Technologies unveiled their Dragon V2 private manned space capsule – one that returns from orbit to land propulsively with helicopter-like precision.