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SpaceX reveals chain of events that caused the unplanned disassembly of Crew Dragon capsule

Robert Sneddon Bronze badge

Tearing metal

Burst disks are a very common technology in many systems like oil and gas refineries, steam boilers and compressed air plants etc. It's not rocket science, it's about on the level of a ring-pull can top which a burst disk closely resembles.

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