Latest Pad Abort 1 Stories
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept.
Aerospace engineers at NASA's Ames Research Center are conducting a series of wind tunnel tests to develop technology for future human space exploration.
WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M., May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Pad Abort 1 flight test, a launch of the abort system designed for the Orion crew vehicle, lifted off at 7 a.m. MDT Thursday at the U.S. Army's White Sands Missile Range (WSMR) near Las Cruces, N.M.
The new Orion crew capsule was successfully launched on Thursday as part of a test of its launch-abort system.
With hundreds of tests and verifications officially complete, members of the Flight Test Readiness Review board unanimously agreed that Pad Abort 1 (PA-1) is ready for launch May 6 at White Sands Missile Range, NM
NASA Television will provide live coverage of the May 6 launch of the Pad Abort 1 flight test.
NASA has set a launch date and a media preview day for its next flight test, called Pad Abort 1.
MINNEAPOLIS, March 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alliant Techsystems (NYSE: ATK) announced that it successfully completed the second of two ground tests of a full-scale attitude control motor (ACM) for the launch abort system (LAS) of NASA's Orion crew exploration vehicle.
HOUSTON, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New Mexicans have the rare chance to touch a piece of a moon rock in January at NASA's Driven to Explore traveling exhibit. Driven to Explore offers a look at America's program to return humans to the moon and travel beyond.
- a slit in a tire to drain away surface water and improve traction.