Boeing makes a big splash testing new space capsule

Boeing is spending millions of dollars to design the next spacecraft to shuttle astronauts to the International Space Station. So how is the company treating the capsule it has designed that could be the future of manned space flight? By trying to break it in the Nevada desert.

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The eight-person, 14,000-pound capsule is designed to touchdown on land, but Boeing is testing it for a water landing should it need an alternate plan.
Photo by Kelly George, courtesy Boeing
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