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Texas A&M Cyclotron Institute Provides Pivotal Radiation Effects Testing for SpaceX Crew Dragon Capsule

For scientists at Texas A&M University, the sky has never been a limit.

On Aug. 2, SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule landed safely in the Gulf of Mexico off the Florida coast, a little more than two months after making history as the first crewed spacecraft to lift off from American soil since 2011. And while space enthusiasts everywhere are celebrating a new era of spaceflight, so too are researchers at the Texas A&M Cyclotron Institute — a celebration heightened by their pivotal behind-the-scenes role that proved key to the momentous event.

During the past three years, nearly 100 electronic components of the Crew Dragon capsule were tested at the Cyclotron Institute’s Radiation Effects Facility in [...]

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