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2014-09-29 08:22:21

Orion in Final Integration Steps Before Exploration Flight Test-1 DENVER, Sept.

Orion crew and service module
2014-09-11 16:21:01

NASA is making steady progress on its Orion spacecraft, completing several milestones this week at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida in preparation for the capsule's first trip to space in December.

Orion’s Parachute Performance Tested Over Arizona
2014-04-25 03:04:32

The team designing the parachute system for NASA’s Orion spacecraft has demonstrated almost every parachute failure they could imagine. But on April 23, they tested how the system would perform if the failure wasn’t in the parachutes.

NASA Wants To Know If You Spot Orion Traveling Across The US
2013-12-14 03:49:40

A test version of NASA’s Orion spacecraft is hitting the road for the next few weeks, making its way across the country to recovery tests off the coast of California.

Heat Shield For Orion Spacecraft Arrives At Kennedy Space Center
2013-12-05 17:57:18

NASA's Orion spacecraft is just about ready to turn up the heat. The spacecraft's heat shield arrived at the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida Wednesday night aboard the agency's Super Guppy aircraft.

Orion's LAS Tower Complete In Preparation For First Mission
2013-12-03 12:17:08

NASA engineers and contractors have successfully completed the Orion Launch Abort System (LAS) tower, marking a milestone that puts NASA one step closer to sending Orion 3,600 miles into space on the uncrewed Exploration Flight Test-1 (EFT-1) mission, scheduled to launch in September 2014.

Orion Crew Module Put Through Static Load Tests
2013-05-08 13:43:34

Completely surrounded by a massive 20-foot-high structure called the crew module static load test fixture, the Orion crew module is being put through a series of tests that simulate the massive loads the spacecraft would experience during its mission.


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