NASA Orion EFT-1 Flight Test

Systima, under contract to Lockheed Martin, designed, tested and built the Forward Bay Cover Thrusters, which successfully jettisoned the Forward Bay Cover on the recent NASA Orion EFT-1 flight test, December 5th 2014. The Thrusters retain the Forward Bay Cover throughout launch, orbital flight and re-entry. The Thrusters function after re-entry, at approximately 23,000 feet, … Read more