Boeing revealed a video of its successful Starliner parachute test

13 Mai, 2019, 10:46 | Auteur: Therese Cote
  • Crew Dragon parachutes

SpaceX says it has performed five successful parachute tests similar to the "chutes-out" test that resulted in less-than-ideal results. Due to this, the US military could, in fact, stop the launch if SpaceX will still encounter problems during its test flights, the report said. "The parachutes did not work as designed".

Assuming nothing unexpected happens, Boeing is now scheduled to conduct its first uncrewed Orbital Flight Test in August, followed by a crewed flight test that is expected to happen by the end of the year. Boeing, with seemingly endless resources at its disposal, has yet to actually launch its Starliner spacecraft, but a recent hearing of a House subcommittee revealed that a SpaceX misstep may have opened the door for Boeing to step in and win the race to crewed missions into space.

The partnership between NASA and SpaceX seems to be in jeopardy since the US military is keeping a close eye on the space agencies' activities.

On Wednesday, NASA affirmed that SpaceX had an issue amid a trial of its Crew Dragon parachute framework in April.

Under normal operation conditions, a series of four parachutes would deploy simultaneously, easing the descent and bringing the capsule (or in this case a large metal "sled" used for testing) to a comfortable touchdown. The test was meant to examine what would happen if that problem were to arise during a real flight. Brooks asked, evidently pressing Gerstenmaier to claim publicly that the test automobile suspended by the parachute became once damaged or destroyed.

North Carolina man arrested in 1985 slaying of TV director
After more than 30 years, police have finally arrested a man they believe violently murdered a famous TV director. He said he has no recollection of the killing, but added, "Anything's possible back then".

Jose Holebas sent off vs West Ham
Mark Noble started and finished the scoring here, with Marko Arnautovic and Manuel Lanzini also on the scoresheet for West Ham . Asked about the significance of the midweek results in Europe, Gracia said: "It is something really fantastic ".

Ses travaux en faveur des femmes enceintes — Lucy Wills
La scientifique retourne vivre en Angleterre et travaille au Royal Free Hospital jusqu'à sa retraite en 1947, elle décède en1964. Peu connue, Lucy Wills a tout de même fait avancer la médecine et notamment nos connaissances sur la grossesse.

Boeing has shared new video clips of parachute tests related to its Starliner spacecraft, providing the public with a behind-the-scenes look at these various sessions. Since both companies had similar issues, there may be something wrong with the setup of the test or the way parachutes are being packed. "This is part of the learning process", he said.

SpaceX echoed that perspective in a statement. "Data collected from this test provides industry leading insight, informs future testing, and allows us to develop an even safer system", the company told Business Insider.

The thrusters were meant to bring the Crew Dragon away from danger should the SpaceX rocket (either the Falcon 9 or the Starship) encounters a fatal malfunction.

NASA and SpaceX are participating in a joint and ongoing investigation. Furthermore, Grestenmaier stated in the conversation, "We didn't get the outcomes we needed".

Conseillé:

  • Ecoutez

    Ecoutez "I Don't Care", le duo entre Justin Bieber et Ed Sheeran

    Quant à Ed Sheeran , ce dernier s'est déjà confié à plusieurs reprises sur les difficultés à s'habituer à la célébrité. C'est donc assez évident qu'une collaboration entre Justin Bieber et Ed Sheeran allait créer des remous.
    Ne Muanda Nsemi de retour en Prison de Malaka

    Ne Muanda Nsemi de retour en Prison de Malaka

    Le mouvement Bundu Dia Mayala, prône une scission du Kongo-Central (province de l'Ouest de la République démocratique du Congo). L'officier confirmait une information d'une organisation congolaise de défense des prisonnier.
    Kidnap claim unravels: Mom charged after baby thrown down ravine, police say

    Kidnap claim unravels: Mom charged after baby thrown down ravine, police say

    As for her story about the kidnappers, that appears to be a hoax, he said, adding, "We don't believe that to be factual at all". A mother is charged with attempted murder after first telling police that she and her seven-week-old daughter were kidnapped.
  • House passes disaster aid package opposed by Trump

    House passes disaster aid package opposed by Trump

    And there's significant bipartisan concern with the slow pace at which HUD has been parceling out the block grant funding. Republicans are focused on the Senate, where bipartisan negotiations are ongoing on a separate aid package.
    Rodrigues’ unbeaten 77 guides Supernovas to 142/2

    Rodrigues’ unbeaten 77 guides Supernovas to 142/2

    Supernovas will face Velocity at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur on May 11. They added just 33 in the last five overs.

    BABYMETAL announce 2019 USA tour, unleash new song "Elevator Girl": Stream

    Along with the single drop, BABYMETAL have released dates for a US headlining tour this fall with Avatar as a special guest. Avatar will drop off the tour after the October 4 show and there is a one week gap in between shows for Babymetal .
  • Researchers document the oldest known trees in eastern North America

    Researchers document the oldest known trees in eastern North America

    Along the Black River in North Carolina , bald cypress trees have been quietly growing for millennia. Not only is the area an important ecosystem, but it has also become a source of inspiration.
    Schiff Suggests House Can Levy Fines Of $25,000 A Day Against Trump

    Schiff Suggests House Can Levy Fines Of $25,000 A Day Against Trump

    Democrats can not claim that Barr is hiding the Mueller Report . "If necessary, we will subpoena him". The House Judiciary Committee later did just that by a vote of 24-16.
    Florida announces series with Texas in 2030-31

    Florida announces series with Texas in 2030-31

    Florida has been historically reluctant to schedule home-and-home series outside their annual rivalry with Florida State. The Longhorns also added another 12 games spread between UTSA, UTEP, and Colorado State over the next 12 years.
  • Showbiz : Le père de Maître Gims et Dadju bastonné à Paris

    Showbiz : Le père de Maître Gims et Dadju bastonné à Paris

    Cette version n'a été confirmée ni par des sources policières ni par la famille. Mais les images montrent clairement que l'agression a été très violente.
    Burnley vs. Arsenal - Football Match Report

    Burnley vs. Arsenal - Football Match Report

    It was an intense physical battle, yet he stood up to the challenge and emerged as the game's most influential midfield player. GK Bernd Leno , 7 - The goalkeeper was involved in a gamelong tussle with Barnes, and largely had the better of it.

    Fan who kept Pujols' milestone ball changes mind

    The Detroit Tigers fan who caught Albert Pujols' milestone 2,000th RBI ball just needed some time to decide what to do with it. I just hope he can enjoy". "I heard that the guy wanted to give it back, but he can keep it", Pujols told reporters Friday.


Populaire

Instagram to block anti-vaccine hashtags | newkerala.com #140309
Instagram is set to start hiding hashtags which link to "verifiably false" posts containing "anti-vax" misinformation. Erased messages are analyzed on Instagram to see which hashtags they are provided with.

Indian billionaire Mukesh Ambani buys world’s oldest toy store chain
According to the company statement , the move is set to place Reliance as a dominant player in the global toy retail industry . Two of the ten Hamleys stores in South Africa closed this year when their franchisee filed for bankruptcy protection.

Les Sixers également au septième match face aux Raptors — NBA
Jimmy Butler et ses 25 points ont contribué à ce beau sursaut d'orgueil du club pennsylvanien. Du côté des Raptors, Kawhi Leonard a inscrit 29 points en seulement 40 minutes.

Seluk announces Man City icon Toure retiring
Yaya Toure has announced his retirement from playing and is set to launch a coaching career, according to his agent. Of course, every football player wants to play for as long as possible.

Yankees top Mariners, head to Tampa Bay on a roll
Maybin flared a two-out RBI double in the second and made a sliding catch on Ryon Healy's fly to right to begin the seventh. Happ fastball during the third inning of tonight's 3-1 loss to the Yankees, causing Gordon to be removed from the game.

"Crocodile Tears": PM Asks Why Mayawati Backing Congress After Alwar Rape
The incident occurred on April 26 but a case was registered on May 2 as the victim was being threatened by the accused. Supreme Court should take action against the Congress government, police and the administration in the state.

Elon Musk faces trial over ‘pedo guy’ insult to British diver
Unsworth is seeking $75,000 of compensatory damages plus unspecified punitive damages in his complaint filed in the U.S. Tesla has not yet responded to The Daily Caller News Foundation's request for comment.

Le chômage en baisse en Estrie | ICI
Le taux de chômage est passé à 4,9% en avril, soit le plus bas taux mesuré depuis 1976. L'emploi a avancé de 38 000 en avril au Québec.

La nouvelle maison de luxe signée Rihanna x LVMH — Fenty
La chanteuse Rihanna en sera en effet non seulement la porte-parole, mais aussi la principale inspiratrice artistique. On a donc hâte de voir si cette nouvelle marque de luxe collera aux looks toujours hyper pointus de la chanteuse".

Drugmaker will donate meds for US push to end HIV epidemic
Activists have pressured Gilead to make the drug more widely available by breaking its patent or lowering the cost to help curb the HIV epidemic.