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Launch Abort System Tower Complete

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#1    Waspie_Dwarf

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Posted 03 December 2013 - 01:14 AM

LAS Tower Complete in Preparation for Orion's First Mission


www.nasa.gov said:

NASA engineers and contractors have successfully completed the Orion Launch Abort System (LAS) tower, marking a milestone that puts NASA one step closer to sending Orion 3,600 miles into space on the uncrewed Exploration Flight Test-1 (EFT-1) mission, scheduled to launch in September 2014. Orion is America’s next generation spacecraft that will carry astronauts to destinations beyond low Earth orbit.

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