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Launchpad: Flight Test Articles [Archived]

Launchpad: Flight Test Articles [Archived]

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Learn how scientists and engineers use tests and computer simulations to improve individual components of any new spacecraft system. NASA is then better able to see how systems work together and to increase the efficiency of future designs.

[Archived 2014 - Not all missions make it from design to launch. These archived videos describe missions that that would have taken humans back to the moon. While the actual missions were aborted, the technology and science behind the missions pushed innovation to new levels.]

Published on: June 22, 2009

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