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View Full Version : Orion Crew Module to Begin Testing in Run-up to 2020 Mission (Gallery)



Fraser
2008-Mar-13, 04:50 AM
The first tests of Constellation Program technology will start toward the end of 2008. In the first tests, a mock-launch will demonstrate the safety measures worked into the design. The crew module will blast away from the rocket boosters and take the (unmanned) capsule away to safety from the launch pad. This is an important [...]

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