A long range view of the Orion Ascent Abort-2 test flight shows the launch vehicle leaping off of Launch Complex 46 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. The booster powering this short flight is a refurbished SR118 Peacekeeper ICBM first stage motor. A weapon of war now serving the interests of peaceful exploration of space. Click to view more photos of the AA-2 test flight.
Categories: Space Age Bulletins • Tags: AA-2. Orion, Ascent Abort-2, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, LAS, Launch Abort System, Launch Complex 46, Minotaur IV, Peacekeeper ICBM, SLS, Space Launch System, SR118 Peacekeeper ICBM