Engineers conducted a static hot-fire test of the Orion spacecraft’s Launch Abort System Attitude Control Motor at a Northrop Grumman facility on March 20, 2019 in Elkton, Maryland. The 30-second test is one in a series of three tests aimed at qualifying the motor for human spaceflight, to help ensure Orion is ready from liftoff to splashdown for missions to the Moon. (Photo courtesy of Northrup Grumman)


Watch footage of the test below: