NASA To Test Orion’s Launch Abort System

Credit: Ascent Abort 2 test capsule: NASA
HOUSTON—NASA is prepared for a critical, heavily instrumented July 2 flight test of its automated Orion capsule Launch Abort System (LAS), which project personnel believe has reached production status. The nearly 3-min. Ascent Abort Test-2 (AA-2) is scheduled to launch from Cape Canaveral during a 4...

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