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Science News Roundup: SpaceX's simulated spacecraft becomes unstable in parachute test and 'Navajo warrior' dinosaur was a real fighter

Devdiscourse News Desk | Updated: 27-03-2020 02:48 IST | Created: 27-03-2020 02:26 IST
Science News Roundup: SpaceX's simulated spacecraft becomes unstable in parachute test and 'Navajo warrior' dinosaur was a real fighter
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SpaceX's simulated spacecraft becomes unstable in parachute test: CNBC

Private rocket company SpaceX had an incident during parachute testing for its Crew Dragon capsule, in which the simulated spacecraft being tested became unstable and was dropped early, according to a tweet from a CNBC reporter. No one was injured in the incident, according to the tweet. (https://bit.ly/3ahZndX)

'Navajo warrior' dinosaur was a real fighter, with a scar to prove it

Scientists have unearthed fossils of a fearsome feathered dinosaur in northwestern New Mexico that was a quick and agile predator that could chase down smaller prey or swarm larger prey in pack attacks 67 million years ago. And, judging from a telltale scar on one of its menacing sickle-shaped claws, this Cretaceous Period dinosaur also fought with others of its own species.

(With inputs from agencies.)

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