SpaceX Dragon V2 capsule

Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) unveiled the next iteration of its Dragon capsule during a Thursday evening event at SpaceX headquarters. According to SpaceX, the bullet-shaped Dragon V2 will fly unmanned in late 2015, manned in 2016, with NASA personnel in 2017.

This animation shows how Dragon V2 will perform in flight:

The complete webcast of the unveiling is online here:

Written by Astro1 on May 30th, 2014 , SpaceX

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