VAB integration between SLS and Orion outlined by SPIO

December 17, 2012 by Chris Bergin

NASA’s Spacecraft and Payload Integration Office (SPIO) has outlined the complex process of integrating Orion on to the Space Launch System (SLS) stack during processing inside the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB). The integration plan will be first put into action ahead of the opening SLS mission in 2017

How To Mate Orion With SLS:

The VAB has been the focal point for mating NASA launch vehicles since the days of the Saturn through to the 30 year career of the Space Shuttle. The giant building’s role has been secured for decades to come, providing the role for SLS integration with its payloads.

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