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NASA Conducts Full-Scale Test Firing of Orion Jettison Motor
07.18.08
 
Emily Outen
Langley Research Center, Hampton, Va.
757-864-7022
emily.s.outen@nasa.gov

Jennifer Morcone
Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Ala.
256-544-0034
Jennifer.J.Morcone@nasa.gov

Lynnette Madison
Johnson Space Center, Houston
281-483-5111
lynnette.b.madison@nasa.gov

Photo release: 08-088


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A full-scale rocket motor fires from the Aerojet facility in Sacramento, Calif. This test will help in the development of NASA's Orion jettison motor that is being designed to separate the spacecraft's launch abort system from the crew module during launch. (Aerojet)


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