SDA joins Lockheed Orion team to help save Mass!

From HQ – Herndon, VA

March 29, 2013 – SDA has joined the Lockheed Orion team to assist in their mass reduction efforts on the Crew Module.  SDA will be performing trade studies to determine optimum structural sizing for several components in an effort to reduce mass in the Orion Crew Module. Shown below is a cutaway of the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle:

Image Courtesy NASA

Image Courtesy NASA

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