Friday, December 3, 2010

SpaceX Scrubs Static Fire Test of Falcon 9/Dragon Spacecraft

SpaceflightNow reports that today's static fire test of the Falcon 9 was aborted at T-minus 1.1 seconds due to a high chamber pressure in Engine No. 6. The static fire atempt needs to reach a full 2 seconds at maximum thust to be considered succesful. A second attempt is planned for tomorrow.

Here are some pictures from today's roll out of the Falcon 9 with the Dragon Spacecraft.

Credit: SpaceX

Credit: SpaceX

Credit: SpaceX

1 comment:

PillowNaut said...

Aborted at T-minus 1.1 seconds!! Oh, that's gotta hurt.