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Next Launch MAVEN on a Atlas V 401 rocket from Cape Canaveral AFB, FL
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18 Nov 13 18:28:00 GMT
18 Nov 13 13:28:00 EST

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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 [...]