Orion Launch Abort System Pathfinder
July 2, 2009
JSC2009-E-051203 (4 March 2009) --- Jeremy Rousseau, Deputy for Launch Abort Motor, at Marshall Space Flight Center, speaks to a group of onlookers shortly after NASA's Orion launch abort system pathfinder arrives at the Adventure Science Center in Nashville, Tenn. for a short visit. It is on a cross-country trip to White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico, where it will help NASA prepare for the first abort system test, known as Pad Abort 1.
Topics: Spaceflight, Spacecraft, Space exploration, Pad Abort 1, White Sands Missile Range, Pad abort test, Apollo program, Mercury program, Project Constellation, Manned spacecraft, Human spaceflight, Orion, National Aeronautics and Space Administration