Reply to post: Re: Why is wind a problem

Pub time for NASA bods? Orion spacecraft test launch called off

Vladimir Plouzhnikov

Re: Why is wind a problem

"Why would something this large suffer from the wind."

Eh? Because it's large. And it balances on its tip. You wouldn't want it to hit the tower on take off or gimbal-lock the engines while trying to correct for wind drift so that you'd have to then ask the range safety officer to turn it into an unscheduled fireworks display...

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