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Mankind’s exploration of our Solar System took a giant stride forward on Friday with the launch of NASA’s newest spacecraft, Orion.
Watch the Orion spacecraft splashdown live on December 4, from 11 am - 1 pm in The Dome at the Science Museum of Virginia. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) December 04,
Ikhana, NASA’s remotely piloted, unmanned aircraft system (UAS), will be used December 4 to capture video of the Orion crew module Exploration Flight Test 1 (EFT-1) as the module descends through the atmosphere into the Pacific Ocean.
The countdown is on for this morning's 7:05 a.m. EST launch of NASA's new human spacecraft, Orion, on its first voyage to space.
Orion is a spacecraft design that is being developed by the United States space agency NASA. When completed, each Orion spacecraft will carry a crew of up to six astronauts. Along with Orion, the Ares I launch vehicle is also being developed. Orion and Ares I are both part of NASA's Project Constellation. The project should be complete in 2010, when NASA wants to start planning on sending human explorers back to the Moon, and eventually Mars and other celestial bodies in the Solar System....
Project Constellation is a spaceflight program run by NASA (the National Aeronautics and Space Administration). The program goals are to continue significant operations away from Earth's environment, to develop technologies needed for expanding exploration of space, and to continue conducting fundamental science. Project Constellation was developed by the Exploration Systems Architecture Study, which established how NASA would pursue the goals from the Vision for Space Exploration and the...
Scorpius Constellation -- Scorpius (the scorpion) is one of the constellations of the zodiac. In western astrology it is known as "Scorpio." It lies between Libra to the west and Sagittarius to the east. It is a large constellation located in the southern hemisphere near the center of the Milky Way. Notable features Scorpius contains many bright stars, including Antares (Î± Sco), Graffias (Î²1 Sco), Dschubba (Î´ Sco), Sargas (Î¸ Sco), Shaula (Î» Sco), Jabah (Î½ Sco),...
Taurus (the bull) Constellation -- Location: Zodiac constellation, visible in both Hemispheres; Coordinates: Right Ascension: 04h; Declination: +15; Source: Bull legends from various ancient civilizations, also Greek mythology, Egyptian, Arab, other The constellations that are included in the Zodiac - the 12 constellations recognized by Babylonian astronomers through which our Sun, moon, and planets appeared to travel during the course of a year - are considered to be among the oldest sky...
Orion (the hunter) Constellation -- Location: Celestial Equator (visible in both Northern and Southern Hemispheres); Coordinates: Right Ascension: 05h; Declination: -05; Source: Greek mythology, Arab, ancient Indian & Egyptian The pattern in the constellation Orion was recognized as a human figure by many ancient cultures. Orion's position on the Celestial Equator makes it visible all over our planet. Ancient Indians saw the figure as a king who had been shot by an arrow (represented by...
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