Launch Escape System Installed on Soyuz TMA-02M

Ever wonder what the Soyuz launch escape system looks like? Here’s your chance to find out. Watch as the system that would jettison the crew capsule in event of a launch emergency is installed on the stabilization panels of the nasal fairing on Soyuz TMA-02M before its trip to the International Space Station in 2011. 
 

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