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Orion Pad Abort 1 Crew Module
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Orion Pad Abort 1 Crew Module

October 14, 2009
WSTF0809-E-08588 (21 Aug. 2009) --- On a New Mexico roadway, the Orion crew module Pad Abort (PA-1) test article makes its trek aboard a tractor trailer to the White Sands Missile Range. The test article, seen in the center of the frame, was flown via a C-17 from Edwards Air Force Base and the Dryden Flight Research Center in California to Holloman Air Force Base to begin the last stage of the trip to White Sands.