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Project Orion Overview 2nd Space Exploration Conference Cleon Lacefield Lockheed Martin Project Orion Vice President
Project Orion Overview 2nd Space Exploration Conference Cleon Lacefield Lockheed Martin Project Orion Vice President
Project Orion Overview 2nd Space Exploration Conference Cleon Lacefield Lockheed Martin Project Orion Vice President

Project Orion Overview

2nd Space Exploration Conference

Cleon Lacefield Lockheed Martin Project Orion Vice President and Program Manager

December 6, 2006

Orion - Crew Exploration Vehicle • Orion is the next generation crew piloted spacecraft –

Orion - Crew Exploration Vehicle

Orion - Crew Exploration Vehicle • Orion is the next generation crew piloted spacecraft – Human
Orion - Crew Exploration Vehicle • Orion is the next generation crew piloted spacecraft – Human

Orion is the next generation crew piloted spacecraft

Human access to Low Earth Orbit …

… and to the Moon and Mars

Development will be managed by a diverse government - industry team

Project Manager located at Johnson

Project Management Office elements at Johnson, Langley and Glenn

Technical involvement by 9 NASA Centers

Lockheed Martin Team formally selected to be the industry partner

Targeting first mission to ISS no later than 2014h

Orion Orion Lockheed Lockheed Martin Martin Industry Industry Team Team • Systems & Design Engineering

Orion Orion Lockheed Lockheed Martin Martin Industry Industry Team Team

Lockheed Martin Martin Industry Industry Team Team • Systems & Design Engineering Support •
Lockheed Martin Martin Industry Industry Team Team • Systems & Design Engineering Support •
Lockheed Martin Martin Industry Industry Team Team • Systems & Design Engineering Support •
Lockheed Martin Martin Industry Industry Team Team • Systems & Design Engineering Support •

Systems & Design Engineering Support

Team Team • Systems & Design Engineering Support • Environmental Control & Life Support • Active

Environmental Control & Life Support

Active Thermal Control

System Power Management

LM GRC

Active Thermal Control • System Power Management LM GRC • Propulsion • SM Liaison Office •

Propulsion

• SM Liaison Office
• SM Liaison Office
Management LM GRC • Propulsion • SM Liaison Office • Launch Abort System • Safety &
•
Management LM GRC • Propulsion • SM Liaison Office • Launch Abort System • Safety &

Launch Abort System

Safety & Mission Assurance

LM LaRC

LAS Liaison Office

& Mission Assurance LM LaRC • LAS Liaison Office • Avionics • Integrated System Health Management

Avionics

Integrated System Health Management

Crew Interface

Mission Ground Ops Support

• Crew Interface • Mission Ground Ops Support KSC • Final Assembly • Checkout • Acceptance
• Crew Interface • Mission Ground Ops Support KSC • Final Assembly • Checkout • Acceptance
• Crew Interface • Mission Ground Ops Support KSC • Final Assembly • Checkout • Acceptance
• Crew Interface • Mission Ground Ops Support KSC • Final Assembly • Checkout • Acceptance

KSC

Final Assembly

Checkout

Acceptance Test

Sustaining Engineering

Spacecraft Refurbishment

• Sustaining Engineering • Spacecraft Refurbishment • Program Management • Systems Integration • Crew

Program Management

Systems Integration

Crew & Service Module Development

Qualification Test

Software Development

• Qualification Test • Software Development Michoud • CM and SM Structures • Operator Interfaces

Michoud

CM and SM Structures

Operator Interfaces

Ground Processing

Mission Flight Planning

Software Development

Orion Spacecraft General Arrangement Mission Summary Mission Summary No. No. Crew Crew Crewed Quiescent Crewed

Orion Spacecraft General Arrangement

Orion Spacecraft General Arrangement Mission Summary Mission Summary No. No. Crew Crew Crewed Quiescent Crewed Mission
Orion Spacecraft General Arrangement Mission Summary Mission Summary No. No. Crew Crew Crewed Quiescent Crewed Mission
Mission Summary Mission Summary No. No. Crew Crew Crewed Quiescent Crewed Mission Mission Duration Duration
Mission Summary
Mission Summary
No. No. Crew Crew
Crewed Quiescent Crewed Mission Mission Duration Duration Duration
Total Quiescent ΔV Duration
Total ΔV
18 4 4 (lunar), (lunar), days (lunar) 6 6 (ISS) (ISS)
210 18 days days (lunar)
6250 210 6250 days ft/s ft/s
Configuration Summary
Configuration Summary
Diameter Diameter (CM (CM & & SM) SM)
16.5 16.5 ft ft
3
Pressurized Habitable Pressurized Volume Volume Volume (Net) (Total) (Total)
Habitable Volume (Net)
691.8 361 691.8 ft ft ft 3
MMH/N 361 MMH/N ft O
3
3
SM
Propellant
SM
Propellant
2
4
O 4
2
CM
Propellant
CM
Propellant
4
Payload Payload (Lunar (Lunar Return) Return)
220 GO 220 GO 2 /GCH lbs 2 /GCH lbs 4
Block 2 Mass Properties Summary
Block 2 Mass Properties Summary
GLOW GLOW
EMO EMO (1/6 (1/6 LAS LAS Partial) Partial)
62031.5 62031.5 lb lb
50684.6 50684.6 lb lb
SM CM SA LAS
SM
CM
SA
LAS
GLOW GLOW EMO EMO (1/6 (1/6 LAS LAS Partial) Partial) 62031.5 62031.5 lb lb 50684.6 50684.6
Flight Test Schedule – Latest Look 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 PDR

Flight Test Schedule – Latest Look

Flight Test Schedule – Latest Look 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 PDR 3/08
Flight Test Schedule – Latest Look 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 PDR 3/08
2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 PDR 3/08 CDR 6/09 Component Qualification (Qual)
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
PDR
3/08
CDR
6/09
Component Qualification (Qual)
Eng Dev Struct
7/08
Pad Abort (PA 1)
10/08
Ascent Abort (AA 1)
4/09
Pad Abort (PA 2)
2/10
Ascent Abort (AA 2)
6/10
Ascent Abort (AA 3)
11/10
Structural Dev (STA)
6/10
6/11
Final Assembly
SM Prop System Hot Fire Tests Series
Acceptance Test
Flight Test
Devel & Qual Test
Launch Site Ops
System Qualification (Qual)
11/11
SM Final Checkout (Qual)
2/12
Ascent Abort (AA 4)
2/12
Ares 1-2 (OFT 1)
9/12
Crewed Flight (Orion-Ares 1)
9/13
Exploration Development Lab in Houston Is Operational 787 Flight Comput er Architecture Integrated Docking Simulator

Exploration Development Lab in Houston Is Operational

Exploration Development Lab in Houston Is Operational 787 Flight Comput er Architecture Integrated Docking Simulator
Exploration Development Lab in Houston Is Operational 787 Flight Comput er Architecture Integrated Docking Simulator
Exploration Development Lab in Houston Is Operational 787 Flight Comput er Architecture Integrated Docking Simulator
Exploration Development Lab in Houston Is Operational 787 Flight Comput er Architecture Integrated Docking Simulator

787 Flight Computer Architecture

in Houston Is Operational 787 Flight Comput er Architecture Integrated Docking Simulator Ergonomics Full-Scale CM

Integrated

Docking

Simulator

Comput er Architecture Integrated Docking Simulator Ergonomics Full-Scale CM Mockup Integrated with Avionics
Ergonomics Full-Scale CM Mockup Integrated with Avionics Lab
Ergonomics
Full-Scale CM Mockup
Integrated with Avionics Lab
Full-Scale CM Mockup Integrated with Avionics Lab Nozzle Actuators LM Command Select RCS Simulator Focused

Nozzle Actuators

LM Command Select

with Avionics Lab Nozzle Actuators LM Command Select RCS Simulator Focused Team Investment on Reducing Flight

RCS

Simulator

Focused Team Investment on Reducing Flight Software & Avionics Risk

Orion Advances the Human Exploration Vision • Orion is our country’s next generation crew piloted

Orion Advances the Human Exploration Vision

Orion Advances the Human Exploration Vision • Orion is our country’s next generation crew piloted spacecraft
Orion Advances the Human Exploration Vision • Orion is our country’s next generation crew piloted spacecraft

Orion is our country’s next generation crew piloted spacecraft and is critical to the future of human space exploration

Enables ISS research operations after Shuttle retirement

Provides core transportation for lunar and Mars human research and exploration missions

for lunar and Mars human research and exploration missions • We have assembled a diverse and
for lunar and Mars human research and exploration missions • We have assembled a diverse and
for lunar and Mars human research and exploration missions • We have assembled a diverse and

We have assembled a diverse and talented workforce to build CEV which utilizes unique personnel and facility strengths from across NASA and industry

We have built a management team experienced in meeting spacecraft development and operations challenges