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Posted 06 February 2014 - 09:56 PM
Orion Stage Adapter Aces Structural Loads Testing
A test article of the stage adapter that will connect the Orion spacecraft to a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV rocket for its first mission, Exploration Flight Test-1, aced structural loads testing Jan. 30. Now, the stage adapter that will fly on the Delta IV is officially ready for the journey to its final exam -- a flight more than 15 times farther into deep space than the International Space Station.
Edited by Waspie_Dwarf, 28 February 2014 - 09:53 PM. corrected tags.
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