SpaceX crossed another milestone this week as company and NASA officials met for a thorough Flight Readiness Review ahead of the launch of the Dragon spacecraft on a on a demonstration flight to the International Space Station. The Flight Readiness Review, or FRR, is a standard element for NASA, but the upcoming mission is not. As scheduled, the mission will be the first to see a privately built and funded spacecraft rendezvous with the station. If successful, the mission is expected to pave the way toward regular operational commercial cargo missions.
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