A team of research scientists recently conducted a series of simulations to see how the Orion Launch Abort System would fair in high speed conditions.
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SpaceX and NASA are just days away from a crucial test of a crew capsule escape system that will save astronauts lives in the unlikely event of a launch failure with the Falcon 9 rocket. Buster the Dummy is already strapped into his seat aboard the SpaceX Crew Dragon test vehicle for what is called […]
The emergency launch abort system (LAS) has been installed on NASA’s pathfinding Orion crew capsule to prepare for its first launch – now just under two months away. Technicians and engineers working inside the Launch Abort System Facility (LASF) at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida joined the LAS to the top of the Orion […]