What is the Spacex Dragon?
The spacex Dragon is a spacecraft that delivers both cargo and people through space.
It is the only spacecraft capable of returning objects in space.
Dragon made history in 2012 when it was the first commercial spacecraft to ever send cargo to the international space station and safely returned cargo to earth.
The total launch payload mass is 6,000 Kg or 13,228 pounds.
The total return payload mass is 3,000 Kg or 6,614 pounds.
Dragon's heat shield protects the spacecraft from temperatures reaching to 3,000 degrees.
The capsule of the Spacex Dragon is designed to carry cargo and humans into space.
Dragon's trunk supports the spacecraft during the ascent to space.It stays attached until returning to earth's atmosphere.
SpaceX Testing - Draco Thruster Vacuum Firing
This video shows Spacex testing The Draco Thrusters for the Spacex Dragon.