Alpha Centauri 2

Community => Recreation Commons => Destination: Alpha Centauri => Topic started by: Feed Bot on February 19, 2011, 12:11:06 PM

Title: [NSS]More on the Falcon 9/Dragon Test Flight
Post by: Feed Bot on February 19, 2011, 12:11:06 PM
More on the Falcon 9/Dragon Test Flight

* The Falcon 9 rocket performed nearly flawlessly. The roll attitude was solid through the entire flight. The first stage sep was without impingement.
* The Dragon capsule entered orbit 301×288 on a targeted 300km circular.
* The capsule thrusters were tested on maneuvers similar to what is required for ISS docking.
* 4 Cubesats [...]

Source: More on the Falcon 9/Dragon Test Flight (http://blog.nss.org/?p=2290)