It can be not distinct what led to the difficulty, though SpaceX explained the parachutes were not dependable.
The crewed demo mission is nonetheless formally anticipated in May perhaps. On the other hand,Parabolic Arcsources said that the failure alongside with different preparation issues created it “possible” that the flight would hold out until finally June. It wouldn’t be stunning if the COVID-19 pandemic sophisticated the circumstance, for that make any difference.
The failure compounds issues NASA has experienced obtaining viable non-public crew capsules into company. On leading of SpaceX’s challenges, Boeing’s botched Starliner examination flight is introducing setbacks. It could be a even though in advance of US rockets and capsules are once again ferrying astronauts into orbit, as eager as the US might be to reinvigorate its area method.