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Orion EM-1 Crew Module Structural Test Article Move to Birdcage

NASA/Ben Smegelsky2016-11-16

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Inside the Neil Armstrong Operations and Checkout Building at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the Orion crew module structural test article (STA) is secured on a test tool called the birdcage. The STA arrived aboard NASA's Super Guppy aircraft at the Shuttle Landing Facility operated by Space Florida. The test article will undergo further testing in the high bay. The Orion spacecraft will launch atop NASA’s Space Launch System rocket on EM-1, its first deep space mission, in late 2018.

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  • Title: Orion EM-1 Crew Module Structural Test Article Move to Birdcage
  • Creator: NASA/Ben Smegelsky
  • Date Created: 2016-11-16
  • Location: O&C
  • Rights: KSC
  • Album: ajwatso3

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