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MLAS test vehicle


The MLAS Test Vehicle was a one-off construction to test elements of the proposed MLAS (Max Launch Abort System) for the Orion capsule. It consisted of a boost stage, which contained four Terrier motors, an adaptor section and a Orion capsule mock-up.

Launch Vehicle Stage 1
MLAS-TV 4 × Terrier Mk.70 (TX-664)
Nr   TNr  Vehicle                              Date          LS           Payload          

1    1    MLAS-TV                              08.07.2009    WI      *    Orion mock up  

Launch sites:

WI  = Wallops Flight Facility, Wallops Island, Virginia, USA USA

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