SpaceX performed similar tests on the original Dragon capsule, which the company currently uses to ferry cargo to and from the ISS.
Eventually, SpaceX wants to achieve more controlled landings using thrusters, and last week, it posted a new video of a successful test of those thrusters.
The tests have showed SpaceX’s crew systems operating well so far, which is great news not only for the future of human spaceflight, but especially for the four astronauts who have already committed to being the first human volunteers for such a mission.
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