Ares I-X at the Launch Pad
October 27, 2009
NASA's Ares I-X rocket is seen on Launch Pad 39B at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla., Monday, Oct. 26, 2009. The flight test of Ares I-X, scheduled for today, Oct. 27, 2009, will provide NASA with an early opportunity to test and prove flight characteristics, hardware, facilities and ground operations associated with the Ares I.
Topics: Space technology, Spaceflight, Project Constellation, Space, Human spaceflight, Space exploration, Constellation program, Kennedy Space Center Launch Complex 39, Ares I-X, Ares, Apollo program, Shuttle-Derived Launch Vehicle, Ares I, Kennedy Space Center, Space Shuttle program, NASA, National Aeronautics and Space Administration