The motor will provide steering control to the Lunch Abort System through the use of a solid propellant gas generator with eight valves around its 3-foot diameter to steer Orion as it moves away from the launch vehicle.
The motor can exert up to 7,000 pounds of steering force in any direction, the company said.
15:59 NASA aborts SpaceX rocket launch after last-minute technical trouble31
11:00 SpaceX poised to launch cargo from historic NASA pad22
19:30 SpaceX Investigating Small Leak in Rocket Scheduled for Saturday Launch26
17:37 NASA, heeding Trump, may add astronauts to a test flight moon mission22