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Launchpad: The Launch Abort System and g-Forces [Archived]

Launchpad: The Launch Abort System and g-Forces [Archived]

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NASA's plans for the Constellation Project never materialized, but the ideas and innovations considered for lunar travel advanced technology. Learn how designs for the Launch Abort System would have safely removed Orion's crews from danger.

[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: November 09, 2010

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