NASA Wants To Fly An Ascent Abort Test With Orion Capsule

Engineers on NASA's multi-purpose crew vehicle (MPCV) want to fly an ascent-abort test before sending their capsule around the Moon on the first flight of the heavy-lift Space Launch System (SLS) in 2017, according to Michael Coats, director of Johnson Space Center in Houston, where the Orion-based...

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