SpaceX Passes Major Hurdle in Certification for Human Flight with Dragon Pad Abort Test
Spacex conducted a Dragon Pad Abort test this last May for the Dragon capsule and the images are great.
Here are just a couple of them, but I think you'll agree that they are pretty exciting.
The Dragon Pad Abort test is a critical element in demonstrating crew safety features in case of a an abort during launch. The test was hugely successful and opens the way for further certification tests before actual flight tests begin in 2016.
Take a look and let us know what you think.
See the whole gallery at http://www.spacex.com/gallery/crew-dragon-pad-abort-test