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Parachute Test at Yuma
03.02.09
 
Ares drogue chute test

The drogue parachute will be used to pull out the main three parachutes for Ares I during the recovery sequence. During this test the drogue parachute was configured to pull out only one main parachute. Subsequent tests will involve all three main parachutes.

Image credit: NASA/ATK

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