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Parachutes in the News

Updated: Jul 1, 2019




See the links below for fascinating photos and stories on the NASA and Boeing tests of the CST-100 Starliner parachute system that were held this week. The series of tests provides data for safe return to earth from planned trips to the International Space Station.


NASA blog: https://blogs.nasa.gov/commercialcrew/2019/06/28/starliner-parachute-system-finishes-two-tests-in-one-week/


New Atlas blog: https://newatlas.com/boeing-starliner-final-parachute-test/60300/


For more on parachute history, see the Aviation Trail Parachute Museum webpage at:

https://www.aviationtrailinc.org/parachute-museum

and @parchutemuseum on twitter