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Pad Abort Test 2

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Pad Abort Test 2 was the follow-on second abort test to Pad Abort Test 1 of the Apollo spacecraft. [1]

12 relations: A-003, A-004, Apollo (spacecraft), Apollo abort modes, AS-104 (spacecraft), AS-105 (spacecraft), Boilerplate (spaceflight), Launch escape system, List of Apollo missions, PA2, Pad abort test, Saturn V Dynamic Test Vehicle.

A-003

A-003 was the fourth abort test of the Apollo spacecraft.

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A-004

A-004 was the sixth and final test of the Apollo launch escape vehicle and the first flight of a Block I production-type Apollo Command/Service Module.

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Apollo (spacecraft)

The Apollo spacecraft was composed of three parts designed to accomplish the American Apollo program's goal of landing astronauts on the Moon by the end of the 1960s and returning them safely to Earth.

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Apollo abort modes

During the launch of an Apollo spacecraft by the Saturn IB or Saturn V rocket, the flight could be aborted to rescue the crew if the rocket failed catastrophically.

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AS-104 (spacecraft)

AS-104 was the fourth orbital test of a boilerplate Apollo spacecraft, and the second flight of the Pegasus micrometeroid detection satellite.

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AS-105 (spacecraft)

AS-105 was the fifth and final orbital flight of a boilerplate Apollo spacecraft, and the third and final launch of a Pegasus micrometeroid detection satellite.

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Boilerplate (spaceflight)

A boilerplate spacecraft, also known as a mass simulator, is a nonfunctional craft or payload that is used to test various configurations and basic size, load, and handling characteristics of rocket launch vehicles.

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Launch escape system

A launch escape system (LES) or launch abort system (LAS) is a crew safety system connected to a space capsule, used to quickly separate the capsule from its launch vehicle rocket in case of a launch abort emergency, such as an impending explosion.

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List of Apollo missions

The Apollo program, also known as Project Apollo, was the third United States human spaceflight program carried out by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), which accomplished landing the first humans on the Moon from 1969 to 1972.

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PA2

PA2 may refer to.

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Pad abort test

A pad abort test is a test of a launch escape system to determine how well the system could get the crew of a spacecraft to safety in an emergency on the launch pad.

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Saturn V Dynamic Test Vehicle

Saturn V Dynamic Test Vehicle, designated SA-500D, is a prototype Saturn V rocket used by NASA to test the performance of the rocket when vibrated to simulate the shaking which subsequent rockets would experience during launch.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pad_Abort_Test_2

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