Jettisoning of the Launch Abort System
July 29, 2009
JSC2006-E-21456 (June 2006) --- NASA's Constellation Program is getting to work on the new spacecraft that will return humans to the moon and blaze a trail to Mars and beyond. This artist's rendering represents the jettisoning of the launch abort system, revealing a crew exploration vehicle (CEV) and service module.
Topics: Technology Internet, Environment, Project Constellation, Human spaceflight, Orion, Orion abort modes, In-flight aborts and rescue options, Crew Exploration Vehicle, Constellation program