Orion Pad Abort 1 Crew Module
October 14, 2009
WSTF0809-E-08584 (20 Aug. 2009) --- At Holloman Air Force Base, the Orion crew module Pad Abort (PA-1) test article has been offloaded from the C-17 seen in the background for trailer transport to White Sands Missile Range. The test article was flown via the C-17 from Edwards Air Force Base and the Dryden Flight Research Center in California to Holloman to begin the last stage of the trip to White Sands.
Topics: Project Constellation, Manned spacecraft, Human spaceflight, Pad Abort 1, White Sands Missile Range, Boilerplate, Pad abort test, Holloman Air Force Base, Apollo program, Orion, Politics, C-17