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Elon Musk's Space X Dragon spacecraft to get survival software update

Techworld Staff | July 22, 2015
Dragon will attempt to save itself in the event of a rocket explosion.

"To some degree the company as a whole became a little bit complacent," he said.

The company's last significant failure was seven years ago, when Space X numbered about 500 people, said Musk. Today it employs about 4,000 people so the majority of the workforce have never experienced such an accident.

"When you've only ever seen success, you don't fear failure quite as much," said Musk.

 

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