Successful Orion Abort Test Brings NASA Closer to Moon Mission

Bill Jelen

July 2, 2019

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At 7AM local time on July 2, 2019, NASA conducted a test of the Orion Launch Abort System. After 50 seconds of powered flight, NASA initiated the abort sequence and the Launch Abort System successfully pulled the Orion crew module away from the rocket.

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What Cocoa Beach Viewers Will See During Tomorrow's Orion Ascent Abort Test Tomorrow

Anyone on Cocoa Beach tomorrow at 7AM will witness a fascinating show during the unmanned Orion Ascent Abort Test 2. The two-hour launch window begins at 7 AM on Tuesday July 2, 2019 with a back-up launch day of July 3, 2019.

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NASA's new Orion spacecraft was moved into KSC's Operations & Checkout building for preparation to fly atop SLS in 2018 in the EM-1 mission.

EM-1: NASA's Journey to Mars takes another big step

NASA invites members of the news media to view the new Orion EM-1 spacecraft at Kennedy Space Center.

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