Ares I-X 'Super Stack 1' Completion
July 15, 2009
July 7, 2009 -- In the Vehicle Assembly Building at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, segments of the Ares I-X first stage are lowered onto the fifth simulator segment for mating, to complete Super Stack 1. The super stack comprises the forward skirt, forward skirt extension, interstages 1 and 2 and the fifth segment simulator.
Topics: Apollo program, Project Constellation, Space Shuttle program, Ares I-X, Stack, Vehicle Assembly Building, Ares, Kennedy Space Center Launch Complex 39, Shuttle-Derived Launch Vehicle, Ares I, Kennedy Space Center, Human spaceflight, NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Florida