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Lockheed Tests Orion Fairing Separation System Changes; Mike Hawes Comments

Lockheed Martin has evaluated the changes in the Orion spacecraft’s fairing separation system design. Engineers performed the tests on Orion’s new push-off springs, crew module structural attachments, star trackers and pyrotechnic variances, and higher load cases in preparation for the first exploration mission, Lockheed said Thursday. “The fairing separation is …

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