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Fraser
2008-Jul-21, 08:50 PM
It looks like the hardware is gradually slotting into place for the development of the Orion capsule in NASA's Constellation Program. On July 17th, the ultimate "ejection seat" was tested by NASA and rocket contractor Aerojet: The Orion jettison motor. Should there be an emergency during Ares rocket/Orion capsule during launch, the Orion capsule will [...]

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Grand_Lunar
2008-Jul-22, 11:35 PM
One more step in a long, difficult journey.

Wish I could do more than just hope Constellation can be a sucess..

publiusr
2008-Aug-01, 09:27 PM
One more step in a long, difficult journey.

Wish I could do more than just hope Constellation can be a success..

You can. Write Congress and tell them you support Mike Griffin and VSE.