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Design For SLS Adapters All in the Drawings of NASA Marshall's Jonathon Walden
Design For SLS Adapters All in the Drawings of NASA Marshall's Jonathon Walden

Jonathon Walden is the lead designer for the Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle Stage Adapter (MSA), being manufactured at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala. The MSA will attach the Orion spacecraft to a Delta IV rocket for its 2014 Exploration Flight Test-1 (EFT-1). It also will provide early flight experience for SLS's first flight in 2017.

Image credit: NASA/MSFC/Fred Deaton)

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