Just because being jettisoned into space, and falling back to earth at ungodly speeds, might be a harrowing experience, that doesn't mean the journey has to be uncomfortable as well. Playing into its goal to carry humans into space, both professional astronauts and eventually "space commuters", Elon Musk's SpaceX revealed interior shots of its new Crew Dragon capsule, trying to set a new standard for passenger comfort. And it definitely looks more comfortable and almost luxurious. Well, as luxurious as a rocket cabin can be.
May last year, Elon Musk unveiled the Dragon V2, which was already touted to be designed to carry humans instead of just cargo. It's definition of "comfort", however, left some things wanting, resembling an amusement park ride more than anything else. Compare the Dragon V2 below with the Crew Dragon above and you immediately see tangible differences.To read more and view the video, click here.