DM-2 Test Today

Despite the shelving of the Constellation program the test of the Ares 5 segment rocket booster continued with a test firing today.

DM-2 (Development Motor 2)

Ares five Segment booster test

Ares five Segment booster test

ATK is continuing these test despite the ongoing political turmoil over the program and  identifies the 5 segment booster “as a key element of NASA’s future Heavy Lift Launch vehicle.”

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One Response to DM-2 Test Today

  1. R2K says:

    They have posted some videos on youtube! That thing is a loud crackling beast… I would have loved to see this in person.

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