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

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Re: Parasitic weight

The Starliner has sort of a combination of both approaches. The thrusters are in the service module, so they're physically underneath the capsule, but the service module is jettisoned before re-entry and burns up.

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