An Experimental Rocket Soars Over The Coast, On Its Way To A Pre-Planned Disaster

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A specially designed rocket soars over Wallops Island, VA, on its way to test a new astronaut escape system for NASA's Orion spacecraft, due to start launching in 2015. Want to see the fancy new escape system? There are parachutes...

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hmmmm, got a source for this one?