SpaceX Dragon NASA Egress Spaceflight
NASA and SpaceX are preparing for liftoff of the company’s second demonstration flight test (Demo-2), the first flight to carry human astronauts to the International Space Station onboard the Crew Dragon spacecraft as part of NASA’s Commercial Crew Program. An emergency egress exercise at Launch Complex 39A at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida was conducted on April 3 to ensure that the crew as wellas support teams can quickly evacuate from the launch pad in the unlikely event of an emergency prior to liftoff. Read more for a video and additional information.



NASA and SpaceX personnel, along with the Kennedy pad rescue team, participated in the exercise. The goal was to demonstrate the teams’ ability to safely evacuate crew members from the launch pad during an emergency situation. In this exercise, teams practiced locating injured personnel on the 265-foot-level of the launch tower, loading them into the pad’s slidewire baskets, safely descending the tower, and then successfully loading the injured participants into Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles staged at the pad perimeter.

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