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Orion Pad Abort 1 Post Flight
05.27.10
 
JSC2010-E-085717 -- Orion Pad Abort 1 Post Flight JSC2010-E-085717 (7 May 2010) --- The nozzles of the launch abort system abort motor are recognizable during the recovery of the hardware following the Pad Abort 1 flight test. The launch abort system was buried in the ground up to the adapter cone that attached it to the mockup crew module. Photo credit: U.S. Army’s White Sands Missile Range

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JSC2010-E-085680 -- Orion Pad Abort 1 Post Flight JSC2010-E-085680 (7 May 2010) --- Technicians prepare for recovery of the launch abort system at the White Sands Missile Range following the Pad Abort 1 flight test. Only the adapter cone is visible as the rest of the system is buried in the ground. Photo credit: U.S. Army’s White Sands Missile Range

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JSC2010-E-085887 -- Orion Pad Abort 1 Post Flight JSC2010-E-085887 (7 May 2010) --- The launch abort system abort motor is seen during the recovery of the hardware following the Pad Abort 1 flight test. The launch abort system was buried in the ground up to the adapter cone that attached it to the mockup crew module. Photo credit: U.S. Army’s White Sands Missile Range

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JSC2010-E-085011 -- Orion Pad Abort 1 Post Flight JSC2010-E-085011 (6 May 2010) --- The launch pad at the Orion Abort Flight Test Launch Complex 32E at the U.S. Army's White Sands Missile Range is seen following the Pad Abort 1 flight test. Photo credit: U.S. Army’s White Sands Missile Range

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JSC2010-E-085629 -- Orion Pad Abort 1 Post Flight JSC2010-E-085629 (7 May 2010) --- A close-up view of the launch abort system on the ground at the White Sands Missile Range following the Pad Abort 1 flight test. Only the adapter cone is visible as the rest of the system is buried in the ground. Photo credit: U.S. Army’s White Sands Missile Range

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JSC2010-E-085594 -- Orion Pad Abort 1 Post Flight JSC2010-E-085594 (7 May 2010) --- A close-up of the launch abort system on the ground at the White Sands Missile Range following the Pad Abort 1 flight test. Only the adapter cone is visible as the rest of the system is buried in the ground. Photo credit: U.S. Army’s White Sands Missile Range

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Orion Pad Abort 1 Post Flight JSC2010-E-077530 (6 May 2010) --- The Pad Abort 1 crew module is seen following the flight test before being recovered for analysis. Photo credit: U.S. Army’s White Sands Missile Range.

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JSC2010-E-077358 -- Orion Pad Abort 1 Post Flight JSC2010-E-077358 (6 May 2010) --- Technicians recover the main parachutes from the Pad Abort 1 flight test. The crew module is visible in the background. Photo credit: U.S. Army’s White Sands Missile Range

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JSC2010-E-077350 -- Orion Pad Abort 1 Post Flight JSC2010-E-077350 (6 May 2010) --- Technicians recover the main parachutes from the Pad Abort 1 flight test. The crew module is visible in the background. Photo credit: U.S. Army’s White Sands Missile Range

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JSC2010-E-077372 -- Orion Pad Abort 1 Post Flight JSC2010-E-077372 (6 May 2010) --- Technicians recover the forward bay cover from the Pad Abort 1 flight test. Photo credit: U.S. Army’s White Sands Missile Range

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JSC2010-E-077612 -- Orion Pad Abort 1 Post Flight JSC2010-E-077612 (6 May 2010) --- Technicians work on recovering the Pad Abort 1 crew module following the flight test. Photo credit: U.S. Army’s White Sands Missile Range

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JSC2010-E-077515 -- Orion Pad Abort 1 Post Flight JSC2010-E-077515 (6 May 2010) --- The Pad Abort 1 crew module is seen following the flight test before being recovered for analysis. Photo credit: U.S. Army’s White Sands Missile Range

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JSC2010-E-077614 -- Orion Pad Abort 1 Post Flight JSC2010-E-077614 (6 May 2010) --- Technicians work on recovering the Pad Abort 1 crew module following the flight test. Photo credit: U.S. Army’s White Sands Missile Range

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JSC2010-E-077616 -- Orion Pad Abort 1 Post Flight JSC201-E-077616 (6 May 2010) --- Technicians work on recovering the Pad Abort 1 crew module following the flight test. Photo credit: U.S. Army’s White Sands Missile Range

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JSC2010-E-077624 -- Orion Pad Abort 1 Post Flight JSC2010-E-077624 (6 May 2010) --- Technicians work on recovering the Pad Abort 1 crew module following the flight test. Photo credit: U.S. Army’s White Sands Missile Range

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JSC2010-E-077636 -- Orion Pad Abort 1 Post Flight JSC2010-E-077636 (6 May 2010) --- A view from below the Pad Abort 1 crew module following the flight test as technicians lift it during recovery operations. Photo credit: U.S. Army’s White Sands Missile Range

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JSC2010-E-077699 -- Orion Pad Abort 1 Post Flight JSC2010-E-077699 (6 May 2010) --- The Pad Abort 1 crew module post landing. Photo credit: U.S. Army’s White Sands Missile Range

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JSC2010-E-077685 -- Orion Pad Abort 1 Post Flight JSC2010-E-077685 (6 May 2010) --- Technicians work on recovering the Pad Abort 1 drogue parachutes following the flight test on May 6, 2010. Photo credit: U.S. Army’s White Sands Missile Range

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