The Los Angeles-based private company SpaceX shows off its new, reusable craft, called Dragon V2, on Thursday. The company’s chief executive, Elon Musk, had said “it’s going to be cool.”
May 29, 2014SpaceX founder Elon Musk introduces the company’s new spacecraft named Dragon V2 at its headquarters near Los Angeles International Airport. The private rocket-builder company has flow unmanned capsules to the international space station, but this one is designed to ferry up to seven astronauts there. Musk says it will lower the cost of spaceflight because this craft can be reused.Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images
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