NASA achieved a major milestone this month in its effort to transform the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida into a multi-user spaceport by successfully completing the initial design and technology development phase for the Ground Systems Development and Operations (GSDO) Program.
This animation still shows Orion separating from its rocket during EFT-1, the unmanned mission designed to demonstrate the spacecraft’s re-entry systems. Image Credit: NASA
Things are looking good for NASA’s Orion spacecraft. The agency announced yesterday the program has passed a number of significant milestones recently. The tools that will mate the pieces of [...]