Ares Rocket Roll Control
January 7, 2010
The Ares I first prototype thruster test was conducted at Aerojet in Sacramento, Calif. These small control rockets can be turned on and off for brief periods of time. This particular design can be pulsed for 1/10th of one second or may be fired 30 or 40 seconds at a time.
Topics: Aerojet, Project Constellation, Human spaceflight, Sacramento, California, Ares, Shuttle-Derived Launch Vehicle, Ares I, Rocket, Spacecraft propulsion