Loading

Orion EM-1 Heat Shield Offload, Transport, and Lift

NASA/Dimitri Gerondidakis2016-08-26

NASA

NASA

The shipping container carrying the Orion heat shield for Exploration Mission 1 (EM-1) was offloaded from NASA’s Super Guppy aircraft at the Shuttle Landing Facility, managed and operated by Space Florida, at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The heat shield will be transported to the Neil Armstrong Operations and Checkout Building high bay for processing. The heat shield arrived from Lockheed Martin’s manufacturing facility near Denver. The Orion spacecraft will launch atop NASA’s Space Launch System rocket on EM-1, an uncrewed test flight, in 2018.

Show lessRead more
  • Title: Orion EM-1 Heat Shield Offload, Transport, and Lift
  • Creator: NASA/Dimitri Gerondidakis
  • Date Created: 2016-08-26
  • Location: SLF, O&C
  • Rights: KSC
  • Album: cbabir

Recommended

Home
Explore
Nearby
Profile