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NASA tests the life support systems of the manned version of the Dragon capsule

NASA engineers are assessing the performance of life support systems, which will be equipped with a spacecraft Dragon, to ensure a safe journey in her astronauts to the International Space Station. SpaceX built an ECLSS module to evaluate the key elements of life support systems for the Dragon manned spaceship, which plans to begin shipping astronauts to the orbital laboratory as early as 2018. This module is the first example of the Dragon spacecraft, Which the engineers of the company tried to reflect all the most essential features of the real device, in order to be able to eliminate most of the deficiencies even before the version for the flight is ready, NASA representatives said in a published statement.

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