Ares Rocket Roll Control System
January 7, 2010
The Ares I-X test rocket lifted off from the newly-modified Launch Complex 39B at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida for a two-minute powered flight. The roll control system for Ares I-X consisted of two modules containing engines originally used on now-decommissioned Peacekeeper missiles.
Topics: Human spaceflight, Space Shuttle program, Project Constellation, Politics, Constellation program, Proposed Constellation missions, Ares, Kennedy Space Center Launch Complex 39, Ares I, Shuttle-Derived Launch Vehicle, Ares I-X, Apollo program, Kennedy Space Center, Florida, NASA's Kennedy Space Center