Engineers participate in testing to evaluate procedures to recover crews from Orion after splashdown in the Pacific Ocean on future missions. The training took place at the Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston. Caption and Credit: NASA
After spending a long period of time traveling in the vacuum of space, […]
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 […]
NASA’s Vehicle Assembly Building or “VAB” is one of the largest structures in the world. The building is 526 feet tall, 716 feet long and 518 feet wide. All total, the building covers some eight acres. Photo Credit Julian Leek / Blue Sawtooth Studio
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla — NASA has decided that it is […]