See How SpaceX Astronauts Could Survive a Failed Launch

By Attila Nagy on at

Two weeks ago, SpaceX successfully tested the launch abort system for its new commercial crew capsule, which is designed to carry astronauts to the International Space Station by 2017. The company has just released a first-person view video recorded by cameras mounted on the Dragon capsule, so you can take a virtual ride on the capsule as it accelerates from 0-100 mph in 1.2 sec during the first critical pad abort test.

Enjoy the test footage here:

Watch again the test from the outside: