SpaceX Crew Dragon setback after engine test anomaly
The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with the unmanned Crew Dragon capsule on its nose sits at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. File photo: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images
SpaceX experienced an anomaly in one of its Crew Dragon capsules during engine tests at Cape Canaveral in Florida on Saturday, the company and NASA confirmed.
The initial tests completed successfully but the final test resulted in an anomaly on the test stand."— SpaceX statement
Why it matters: Crew Dragon's first manned mission was scheduled to carry astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken in July.