Machining and Assembly of Aeroshell Structure for Abort Ascent-2 Test Launch of Orion Abort System

Project Details.

Project Highlights

Product Name
Ascent Abort-2 Aeroshell

Project Description
Machine, Fabricate, and Assemble the Aeroshell structure using sophisticated EMF designed assembly jigs that meets customer rapid schedule and precision technical requirements.

Capabilities Applied/Processes
Sheet Metal

Design Work Performed
Assembly Fixture Design
Proof Testing Design
Design for Manufacturing Input

Industry for Use
Space Exploration

Standards Met
Customer Requirements

Additional Factst
Worked with the customer early on to finalize design that was able to be rapidly manufactured and assembled, including assembly jigs and support tooling