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Ares I-X Simulation Inspection
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Ares I-X Simulation Inspection

June 27, 2009
Workers at NASA's Glenn Research Center in Ohio inspect the latest simulated segments for the Ares I-X test rocket to complete production. The Ares I-X flight, planned for 2009, will provide NASA an early opportunity to test and prove hardware, facilities and ground operations associated with the Ares I crew launch vehicle. The size of the vehicle -- completed it will be taller than the Statue of Liberty -- is evident comparing the combined spacecraft adaptor and service module simulator shown to the workers on the floor.



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