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Jul 28 2015

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Better late than never

Saving Spaceship Dragon – Software to provide contingency chute deploy. This seems like a no-brainer, but in fairness to SpaceX, this is a feature to Dragon 2.

Sure would have been nice to have it aboard CRS-7, for sure. Insurance companies will be happy…and ultimately this addition will likely lower launch costs slightly if SpaceX’s rates go down with the addition.

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