Sunday, September 16, 2012

Ares I-X Forward Skirt Extension Separation Test

 "This is high-speed camera footage of a separation test conducted for the Ares I-X rocket. The test simulated the separation event that will take place following the first stage of flight. The test needed to show that the linear-shaped charge used to separate the forward skirt extension severed cleanly."

More info at NASA.

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