2009 Status Reports

  • Ares I-X Status Report

    11.06.09 - At Launch Pad 39B, post-launch evaluations have been completed.

  • Ares I-X Status Report

    10.15.09 - The rollout of the Ares I-X flight test vehicle scheduled for Monday, Oct. 19, is being rescheduled by at least 24 hours. This will allow time for the launch team to remove and replace a hydraulic accumulator.

  • Ares I-X Status Report

    10.09.09 - The Launch Pad 39B modifications media event for the Ares I-X flight test is scheduled for at 2 p.m. EDT Oct. 14.

  • Ares I-X Status Report

    09.30.09 - The Launch Readiness Review for the Ares I-X flight test is scheduled for Oct. 9 at Kennedy Space Center.

  • Ares I-X Status Report

    09.04.09 - The Ares I-X launch team completed a countdown simulation from the firing room this week.

  • Ares I-X Status Report

    08.31.09 - Modal testing of the Ares I-X flight test vehicle is complete.

  • Ares I-X Status Report

    08.07.09 - Super Stack 3 lift and mate to Super Stack 2 on MLP 1 in Vehicle Assembly Building High Bay 3 (VAB HB3) was completed this week.

  • Ares I-X Status Report

    08.04.09 - Super Stack 1 lift and mate to the RSRM on MLP 1 in Vehicle Assembly Building High Bay 3 (VAB HB3) was completed last week.

  • Ares I-X Status Report

    07.27.09 - The Constellation Program has recommended setting Oct. 31, 2009, as the new target launch date for the Ares I-X test flight.

  • Ares I-X Status Report

    07.20.09 - The forward center motor segment stacking is now complete on the Ares I-X hardware.

  • Ares I-X Status Report

    07.10.09 - Super Stack 1 assembly is now complete on the Ares I-X hardware with the attaching of the forward assembly to the fifth segment simulator.