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NASA Conducts Full-Scale Test Firing of Orion Jettison Motor
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NASA Conducts Full-Scale Test Firing of Orion Jettison Motor

June 27, 2009
A full-scale rocket motor fires from the Aerojet facility in Sacramento, Calif. This test will help in the development of NASA's Orion jettison motor that is being designed to separate the spacecraft's launch abort system from the crew module during launch.