Artist Concept: Ares I
June 25, 2009
MSFC-0800199 (8 Feb. 2008) -- Ares I is an in-line, two-stage rocket that will transport the Orion crew exploration vehicle to low Earth orbit. Orion will accommodate as many as six astronauts. The first stage will consist of the five-segment solid rocket booster.
Topics: Ares I, Project Constellation, Human spaceflight, Ares, Crew Exploration Vehicle, Ares IV, Shuttle-Derived Launch Vehicle, Constellation program, Orion, concept, the Orion, artist