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Orion Stage Adapter (OSA) Offload

NASA/Kim Shiflett2018-04-04

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The Orion Stage Adapter (OSA), secured on flatbed transporter, is moved into the airlock at the Space Station Processing Facility (SSPF) at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The OSA is the second flight-hardware section of the agency's Space Launch System (SLS) rocket to arrive at Kennedy. The OSA will connect the Orion spacecraft to the upper part of the SLS, the interim cryogenic propulsion stage (ICPS). Both the OSA and ICPS are being stored for processing in the SSPF in preparation for Exploration Mission-1, the first uncrewed, integrated launch of the SLS rocket and Orion spacecraft.

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  • Title: Orion Stage Adapter (OSA) Offload
  • Creator: NASA/Kim Shiflett
  • Date Created: 2018-04-04
  • Location: Shuttle Landing Facility
  • Rights: KSC
  • Album: ajwatso3

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