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Pad Abort 1 Launch Site Facilities

July 28, 2010
JSC2009-E-114998 (April 2009) --- The steel gantry poised on the Orion launch pad at White Sands Missile Range stands nearly 134 feet tall. It will support a thermal cover surrounding the launch-abort system before the Pad Abort 1 test, as well as structural support for future ascent abort tests.


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