SpaceX In-Flight Abort Test Falcon 9 Arrives In Florida

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SpaceX In-Flight Abort Test Falcon 9

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket that will be used for the company's In-Flight Abort Test arrives at SpaceX's hangar at Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

The test will demonstrate the spacecraft and launch system's ability to abort in the unlikely case of an emergency after liftoff. It is an important step before NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley are transported to the International Space Station aboard Crew Dragon as part of NASA's Commercial Crew Program.

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