On 19 January 2020 SpaceX and NASA conducted a test of the Crew Dragon launch escape system. They launched an unmanned Crew Dragon with a Falcon 9 rocket and had the Falcon 9 deliberately fail to test the escape system. As you can see in the video below, all went well and there was an amazing – and expected – explosion along the way. This is a very important step towards having US astronauts launch into space on a US built space craft from US soil, perhaps as soon as the second quarter of the year.
Hopefully there are one or two that you have already incorporated into your sophisticated, modern lifestyle.
Music from Mongolia. Wolf Totem by The Hu. Rock on!
Just a side note: This is the 350th post to this blog. Thank you to all of you who keep coming here to see what I am posting.
Mila Mar’s 2016 video for Asche.
The nice folks at Spotted Peccary Music have released their latest ambient electronic sampler, and you can get it for pay-what-you-want or free over at Bandcamp. Yes, truly free. But if you can, you should really pay them at least something – and there are benefits to doing so. I paid for mine, it’s the right way to go. 61 minutes of musical goodness released in the past year, go for it!
Andrew De Leon – I Need You Here. I discovered this when it was promoted within a WatchMojo video.
The new animated preview of what the first manned flight by the SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft will look like. Sign me up!