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28Oct/090

Ares I-X First Test Launch Successful!


Ares I-X First Test Launch Successful

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27Oct/090

NASA Moves Forward with Ares I-X Launch

aresHopefully everything goes well and NASA will begin a new chapter of space exploration.

"The rocket is Ares I-X — a suborbital prototype for the Ares I rocket NASA plans to use to launch its shuttle successor, the Orion spacecraft. Currently the world's tallest booster in service, the Ares I-X rolled out to the launch pad early Tuesday and is slated to blast off Oct. 27 at 8 a.m. EDT (1200 GMT) on a short demonstration flight."

[Via Space.com]

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