When you talk about emergencies in your next brief, don't just say, "Aborts in accordance with NATOPS, sympathetic aborts apply.
Even then, the workload can be reduced by grouping those aborts into two categories:
Mode II aborts
, or Untargeted Abort
, do not utilize the LAS.
If we put aside the three difficult cases just mentioned, I think that it is highly likely that each of us would be prepared to surrender any future right to abort
in order to escape today the finality of an abortion.
The cost of all of this new equipment came to a grand total of $260,000, qualifying our takeoff abort
as a Class B mishap.
I first realized this when we had to make a section, high-speed abort
There was no impact to any of the spacecraft systems as a result of the on-pad abort
of the launch.
decision has been a part of my training since the first flight in the mighty T-37.
, even a slow-speed abort
, on a hot day can make these valves release tire pressure.
PARIS AIR SHOW -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) announced today that two launch abort
system (LAS) motors for NASA's Orion crew exploration vehicle are now in place at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico for integration and preparation for the first flight test, known as Pad Abort