March 16, 2012

Orion’s Test Flight to Perform Two Orbits

Animation depicts the proposed test flight of the Orion spacecraft in 2014. Orion is NASA’s new spacecraft that’ll take humans beyond low-Earth orbit. During the test, called Exploration Flight Test-1 (EFT-1), Orion will launch from Cape Canaveral, Fla., perform two orbits, then re-enter and set down in the Pacific Ocean off the west coast of the U. S.  credit:  NASA

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