Falcon 9 for a future manned mission on ISS encountered a bridge in transport

Falcon 9 for a future manned mission on ISS encountered a bridge in transport

Last month, it was reported that the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, which was planned to be used for a mission to transport four people to the International Space Station, had been damaged while being transported to the test site, and it was now announced that the accelerator had been damaged in a collision with the bridge.

This was reported to journalists by Benjamin Reed of the United States, and as a result of this incident, a pilot mission, Crew-5, which included a Russian woman, Anna Kikina, was moved to the end of September, although it was originally scheduled to take place in the early part of the month.

," reported Benjamin Reed to journalists, who reported that the rocket's stage was normally transported and was on a trailer tractor that was transporting it from the SpaceX manufacturing plant in Hawthorne, California, to the test centre in McGregor, Texas, when the incident occurred.

He also added that SpaceX engineers had conducted an assessment of the state of the Falcon 9 launcher. At the same time, SpaceX notified the crew of the state of the launcher.

As a reminder, NASA astronaut Nicole Mann joined the Crew 5, in addition to the Russians Anna Kikina.

," told Nicole Mann to the journalists, and she also reported that SpaceX had been in frequent contact with the crew, reporting information about an accelerator damage.