Orion Pad Abort 1 Crew Module
October 14, 2009
WSTF0809-E-08587 (21 Aug. 2009) --- On a New Mexico roadway near Holloman Air Force Base, the Orion crew module Pad Abort (PA-1) test article starts its trek aboard a tractor trailer to the White Sands Missile Range. The test article was flown via a 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, Orion