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SpaceX successfully destroys boosters in dramatic emergency escape test

SpaceX deliberately destroyed a Falcon 9 booster Sunday in a spectacular high-altitude conflagration moments after an unpiloted Crew Dragon astronaut ferry ship shot away in a critical test of its emergency escape system, propelled to safety with a rush of fiery exhaust from eight powerful abort engines. CBS News senior space consultant Bill Harwood joins CBSN’s Omar Villafranca from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida with the latest. Source

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