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SpaceX, ESA and NASA Tests and a look back at DC-X | SPACE NEWS

August 14, 2019

We only had one launch with the Atlas V this week, but we did have an unusual ISS departure in the form of Cygnus leaving -- But not coming back to Earth.

NASA tested the Orion abort engines while SpaceX tested the emergency pad escape system at LC-39A. And ESA tested a parachute, but didn't quite get the results they were hoping for.

Finally, we take a peek back at the DC-X prototype which flew for the first time 26 years ago this week!

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