Artist Concept: Ares I First Stage
June 27, 2009
The Ares I first stage will be a single, five-segment solid rocket booster derived from the Space Shuttle Program's reusable solid rocket motor. The first stage is managed by NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., for NASA's Constellation Program.
Topics: Ares I, Project Constellation, Human spaceflight, Technology Internet, Ares I-X, Ares, Shuttle-Derived Launch Vehicle, Ares V, Constellation program, Space Shuttle, Space Shuttle program, Solid rocket booster, Marshall Space Flight Center