NASA’s Orion crew module pressure vessel is secured on a test stand called “the birdcage” inside the Neil Armstrong Operations and […]
Engineers testing the parachute system for NASA’s Orion spacecraft increased the complexity of their tests Thursday, Jan. 16, adding the jettison of hardware designed to keep the capsule safe during flight.
The three massive panels protecting a test version of NASA’s Orion multipurpose crew vehicle successfully fell away from the spacecraft Wednesday in a […]
At first blush, the fairing of the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle (MPCV) might not seem to be a vital piece of equipment; however, it is crucial. NASA is currently testing the fairing […]
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla — The covers were pulled back on NASA’s new crewed Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle today, providing a rare look at the spacecraft that will conduct its first test flight next year. The event was held on the third anniversary of President Obama’s visit to Kennedy […]
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla — There has been talk […]
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla — Two days prior to the liftoff of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket carrying cargo to the International Space Station, NASA held a briefing at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida detailing the progress it has made in the agency’s […]
NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) will hold a news briefing at 10:30 a.m. CST on Wednesday, Jan. 16, to discuss the details of a recent agreement for ESA to provide a service module for the Orion spacecraft’s Exploration Mission-1 in 2017. NASA Television will carry the briefing live from […]