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Next Launch SMAP on a Delta II 7320 rocket from Vandenberg AFB, CA
scheduled for:
29 Jan 15 14:22:00 GMT
29 Jan 15 6:22:00 PST
29 Jan 15 9:22:00 Eastern

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An Orion Spacecraft With Helicopter Blades?

Engineers at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida have tested out a design that could see the Orion Spacecraft return to earth – using rotor blades. Image Credit: NASA

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla – It was one of the rocket designs that appeared during the early days of the space age, a concept that now […]