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SpaceX swapping heat shield for next crew flight due to ‘manufacturing defect’

SpaceX’s Dragon Endurance spacecraft after splashdown May 6, with its heat shield displayed toward the camera. Credit: NASA/Aubrey Gemignani SpaceX’s next crew mission to the International Space Station, set for launch in September, will fly with a different heat shield structure than originally planned after… Read More »SpaceX swapping heat shield for next crew flight due to ‘manufacturing defect’