A worker grinds welds on an Ares I-X rocket segment being readied for shipment to Kennedy Space Center in September for a test launch next year. NASA's Glenn Research Center is designing and manufacturing several components of the test rocket, including the upper stage mass simulator and the service module and spacecraft adapter simulators.
Photographer: Marvin Smith (Wyle)
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