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Thursday, July 01, 2004
Pablo De Leon and Associates News Update
NewThe Argentinian ANSARI X PRIZE entry, is working to complete the first test of their escape system. This escape system is designed to lift the crew capsule to safety in case of malfunction of the main launch vehicle. The escape system is basically three solid-propellant rockets attached to a tower at 120 degrees each, on top of the capsule. In the test, the escape rockets will ignite and lift the capsule to a safe distance from the launch rocket. The test will be performed in the Province of Buenos Aires, in a secure test area. If successful, this test will allow De Leon to continue development and ensure safer flights tests.
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