Elon Musk’s SpaceX Suffers Capsule Anomaly During Florida Tests

www.oann.com | 3/1/2019 | Staff


(Reuters) – Elon Musk’s SpaceX suffered an anomaly in one of its Crew Dragon capsules while conducting engine tests at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on Saturday, the company said.

“The initial tests completed successfully but the final test resulted in an anomaly on the test stand,” the company said in a statement.

Issue - Florida - Today - Orange - Smoke

The issue was earlier reported by Florida Today, which said orange smoke was seen rising above SpaceX’s facilities, and that the anomaly was contained with no injuries.

SpaceX said its teams are investigating and are working closely with U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) partners.

NASA - Results - SpaceX - Static - Fire

“NASA has been notified about the results of the SpaceX Static Fire Test and the anomaly that occurred during...
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