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Orion Capsule Mockup is Dropped

December 21, 2012

An Orion capsule mockup is dropped from a plane 25,000 feet above the Arizona desert to test its parachute design. Orion will return to Earth at speeds faster than previous human spacecraft, and will rely on parachutes to bring the capsule and its crew safely home.

credit:  NASA



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