Check out the pre-game show for the Pad Abort-1 Flight Test set for May 6. NE Live@Pad Abort-1 Flight test will webcast between 6-7 am MT from the White Sands Missile Range near Las Cruces, NM followed by the PA-1 Flight Test at 7 am MT.
PA-1 is the first fully integrated test of the launch abort system developed for the Orion crew exploration vehicle. You will hear from PA-1 subject matter experts as they discuss all the details of the flight test.
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