Orion EM-1 Crew Module Adapter Move to Clean Room

NASA/Ben Smegelsky2016-11-29


Washington, DC, United States

Inside the Neil Armstrong Operations and Checkout Building high bay at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, a Lockheed Martin technician secures a protective cover around the Orion crew module adapter (CMA) for Exploration Mission 1 (EM-1) for its move to a clean room The CMA will undergo propellant and environmental control and life support system tube installation and welding. The adapter will connect the Orion crew module to the European Space Agency-provided service module. The Orion spacecraft will launch atop NASA’s Space Launch System rocket on EM-1, its first deep space mission, in late 2018.


  • Title: Orion EM-1 Crew Module Adapter Move to Clean Room
  • Creator: NASA/Ben Smegelsky
  • Date Created: 2016-11-29
  • Location: O&C
  • Rights: KSC
  • Album: ajwatso3

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