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alan
that went well blink.gif
http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/constell...chute_test.html
dvandorn
NOT!

-the other Doug
djellison
Worth noting - it wasn't a failure of Orion's parachute system. It was a failure of one of the parachutes needed to set the drop up ready to deploy Orions parachutes in a flight analogous way.
ilbasso
This is why I'm not so eager to go skydiving.
AndyG
You'd be fine until the last few centimetres. blink.gif

Andy
djellison
Cross your legs, put out your arms. Then they can unscrew you from the ground afterwards.
Pertinax
Odd, I never though of a coffee cup looking like an Orion capsule before....


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Please pardon my askew humor.


-- Pertinax


PDP8E
That was the most painful engineering film I have seen in ages ......YIKES!
ilbasso
"Every failure moves us forward..." yada yada yada! At least it was an entertaining show.
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