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HAMPTON, Va., Nov. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Orion, NASA's new spacecraft built to send humans farther than ever before, is launching into space for the first time next month.
Registration now is open for NASA's Cube Quest Challenge, the agency's first in-space competition that offers the agency's largest-ever prize purse.
To meet NASA's goal of sending humans to Mars, the agency plans to test a number of new spaceflight capabilities in the 2020s through an innovative mission to redirect an asteroid to orbit the moon and send humans to explore it.
Igniter Integral to NASA's Space Launch System and Orion Crew Safety ARLINGTON, Va., Sept.
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.
NASA has successfully tested the most complex rocket engine parts ever designed by the agency and printed with additive manufacturing, or 3-D printing, on a test stand at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama.
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