Orbital ATK Test Fires Orion Launch Abort System

Credit: Oiron Launch Abort System motor test: NASA
HOUSTON—NASA’s Orion program will spend several weeks assessing performance and engineering data from Orbital ATK’s Utah desert test firing on June 15 of the Launch Abort System motor. The motor is designed to propel the capsule with an astronaut crew strapped inside to safety in the event of a...

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