NASA cancels Orion parachute weight reduction procurement

by | Aug 27, 2008 | Seradata News | 0 comments

NASA Johnson Space Center had had a requirement for “Lightweight Materials for the CEV Parachute Assembly System (CPAS)” that would be “developed, manufactured, and laboratory and flight tested” for use “in the skirt to shoulder region of the main canopies”

This was so CPAS would meet the required “launch weight constraints” and parachute compartment volume but now NASA has decided to cancel that procurement

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