Testing a Orion Crew Vehicle’s Parachutes

Testing a Orion Crew Vehicle’s Parachutes

On Apr 17, 2012, NASA conducted a exam of a Orion organisation vehicle’s entry, skirmish and alighting parachutes high above a Arizona dried in credentials for a vehicle’s orbital moody test, Exploration Flight Test-1. The primary objectives were to establish how a whole complement would respond if one of a 3 categorical parachutes arrogant too fast and to countenance a drogue parachute pattern by contrast during a high energetic vigour that closely mimicked a environments approaching for Exploration Flight Test-1.

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