Orion Test Booster
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Type: Test Flight
Ascent Abort-2 (AA-2) is a scheduled test of the Launch Abort System (LAS) of NASA’s Orion spacecraft.
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Space Launch Complex 46
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
879 rockets have launched from Cape Canaveral, FL, USA.
Orion Abort Test Booster – National Aeronautics and Space Administration
- Diameter: 5.5 m
The Orion Abort Test Booster was manufactured by National Aeronautics and Space Administration with the first launch on 2019-07-02. Orion Abort Test Booster has 1 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 1 launches. The Orion Abort Test Booster is a small solid rocket launcher developed by Northropp Grumman.
It uses a single stage Peacekeeper missile first stage motor [SR118] inside an Aero-Shell to replicate the Orion Service Module 5.5 meter diameter.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration – NASA
- Type: Government
- Abbreviation: NASA
- Administration: Administrator: Bill Nelson
- Founded: 1958
- Launchers: Space Shuttle | SLS
- Spacecraft: Orion
- Country: USA
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States federal government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research. NASA have many launch facilities but most are inactive. The most commonly used pad will be LC-39B at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.