National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Glenn Research Center

NASA Glenn to Hold Ares I-X Events


Reporters are invited to several events for the upcoming Ares I-X flight test at NASA’s Glenn Research Center. The test launch and flight is a critical milestone in the development of NASA’s Constellation Program that will take astronauts further into space.

Briefings featuring Glenn’s work in building and shipping the Ares I-X Upper Stage Simulator for integration into the Ares I-X rocket will be held for employees on Monday, October 26 at:

  • 9 a.m. in the Engineering Building at Plum Brook Station in Sandusky, Ohio
  • 1 p.m. in the Administration Building Auditorium at Lewis Field

Media are also invited to view live NASA TV coverage of the Ares I-X launch in the Visitor Center at Lewis Field and at the same location at Plum Brook listed above. Ares I-X is now scheduled to lift off between 8 a.m. and noon on October 27. In the event the launch is postponed, the same launch viewing opportunities are offered on October 28 and 29. For launch updates, visit Ares I-X Flight Test.