Ares I-X Status Report
Ares I-X Launched:
Oct. 28 Launch Pad:
39B at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Fla. Upcoming Key Milestones
- Dec. -- 30 day update briefing Ares I-X Flight Hardware
- Booster was delivered to Hanger AF at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station for inspections and processing
- Batteries disconnected
- Data recorder and high speed video camera removed
- Thrust Vector Control depressurized
- Parachutes are being evaluated
- Development Flight Instrumentation evaluations complete Ares I-X Ground Support Equipment
- At Launch Pad 39B, post launch evaluations completed
The Ares I-X flight test will provide NASA an early opportunity to check and prove hardware, analysis and modeling methods, and facilities and ground operations needed to develop the NASA's next crew launch vehicle.
For more information about the Ares I-X flight test, visit: http://www.nasa.gov/aresIX
Previous status reports are available at: http://www.nasa.gov/centers/kennedy/moonandmars/status/index.html
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