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Ares I-X Status July 30, 2009
Ares I-X Flight Test Overview <ul><li>Ares I-X is a Constellation Program developmental flight test for the Ares I project...
Orion Crew Module/ Launch Abort System (CM/LAS) Simulator 4/09 6/09 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Upper Stage Simulator (USS) National Aeronautics and Space Administration 6/09 7/09
Roll Control System (RoCS) National Aeronautics and Space Administration 4/09 4/09
First Stage National Aeronautics and Space Administration 7/09 7/09
Avionics National Aeronautics and Space Administration 7/09 7/09 5/09
Vehicle Assembly Building  (VAB) Operations National Aeronautics and Space Administration artist concept 5/09
Modal Testing National Aeronautics and Space Administration 5/09
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  1. 1. Ares I-X Status July 30, 2009
  2. 2. Ares I-X Flight Test Overview <ul><li>Ares I-X is a Constellation Program developmental flight test for the Ares I project </li></ul><ul><ul><li>There are five primary flight test objectives – P1 through P5 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ares I-X is an un-crewed suborbital test </li></ul></ul>Flight Test Profile P2) Perform in-flight separation/staging ~130,000 feet P5) Characterize integrated vehicle roll torque ~ 150,000 feet P4) Demonstrate first stage entry dynamics and post staging sequencing of events (e.g. employ booster tumble motors and deploy parachutes) First Stage recovery P1) Demonstrate controllability P3) Demonstrate assembly and recovery of an Ares I similar first stage Upper Stage/ Crew Module/ Launch Abort System Simulator free fall into ocean Vehicle Height: 327 feet Weight at Ignition: 1.8 M-lbm Max. Acceleration: 2.5 g Max. Speed: Mach 4.8 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  3. 3. Orion Crew Module/ Launch Abort System (CM/LAS) Simulator 4/09 6/09 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  4. 4. Upper Stage Simulator (USS) National Aeronautics and Space Administration 6/09 7/09
  5. 5. Roll Control System (RoCS) National Aeronautics and Space Administration 4/09 4/09
  6. 6. First Stage National Aeronautics and Space Administration 7/09 7/09
  7. 7. Avionics National Aeronautics and Space Administration 7/09 7/09 5/09
  8. 8. Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) Operations National Aeronautics and Space Administration artist concept 5/09
  9. 9. Modal Testing National Aeronautics and Space Administration 5/09
  10. 10. Stack 0 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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  15. 15. Stack 5 National Aeronautics and Space Administration artist concept
  16. 16. Integrated Vehicle National Aeronautics and Space Administration artist concept

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