Ares I-X Vehicle Overview

A complete overview of the Ares I-X launch vehicle, including launch stats, vehicle info and launch locations.

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Ares I-X rocket

Basic Info

Name

Ares I-X

Family

Ares

Manufacturer

First Launch

28 Oct 2009

Successful Launches

1

Failed Launches

0

Rocket Info

Status

Inactive

Stages

1

Length

99.7 m

Diameter

3.71 m

Launch Mass

816 tons

Thrust

12,000 kN

Reusability

Not Reusable

Ares I was the crew launch vehicle that was being developed by NASA as part of the Constellation program. Ares I-X was a design concept demonstrator, that had a dummy second stage and a partially functional first stage.

Launch Sites used by Ares I-X

Kennedy Space Center

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