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Tag: NASA: Orion – Multi Purpose Crew Vehicle

NASA: Preparing America for Deep Space Exploration: Episode 5

The Orion, Space Launch System and Ground Systems Development and Operations program are making steady progress toward sending humans farther than they’ve ever been before.  

NASA: Preparing America for Deep Space Exploration: Episode 4

On sea, land and in the sky, NASA’s Orion, Space Launch System and Ground Systems Development and Operations continued making progress toward sending humans beyond Earth’s orbit during the past quarter.  

NASA: Preparing America for Deep Space Exploration: Episode 3

NASA’s Orion, Space Launch System and Ground Systems Development and Operations programs continued to make progress towards sending humans beyond Earth’s orbit during the past quarter.  

NASA: Preparing America for Deep Space Exploration: Episode 2

NASA is continuing to make great strides towards sending humans farther than we have ever gone before. Take a look at the work being done by teams all across the nation on NASA’€™s exploration programs, including the Space Launch System, the Orion Crew Capsule and the Ground System Development and Operations Program, as they continue …

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NASA: Preparing America for Deep Space Exploration: Episode 1

NASA is continuing to make great strides towards sending humans farther than we have ever gone before. Take a look at the work being done by teams all across the nation on NASA’s exploration programs, including the Space Launch System, the Orion Crew Capsule and the Ground System Development and Operations Program, as they continue …

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NASA: Orion Cockpit

Orion’s December flight test will be uncrewed, but the spacecraft is meant to carry people. Astronaut Lee Morin shows off the cockpit future Orion crews will use in this video.  

NASA: Orion Journey To Mars

NASA is developing the capabilities needed to send humans to an asteroid by 2025 and Mars in the 2030s – goals outlined in the bipartisan NASA Authorization Act of 2010 and in the U.S. National Space Policy, also issued in 2010.  

This Year @NASA: 2014 | Orion

NASA’s Orion spacecraft rolled out of the Launch Abort System Facility (LASF) at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida to its launch pad at nearby Cape Canaveral. NASA’s newest spacecraft, Orion, will be launching into space for the first time in December 2014, on a flight that will take it farther than any spacecraft . …

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NASA: Orion Trial By Fire

Today NASA successfully tested the Orion Spacecraft. The agency released this video detailing the spacecraft’s test and the critical systems engineers will evaluate during the Dec. 4 flight. Orion is in the final stages of preparation for the uncrewed flight test that will take it 3,600 miles above Earth on a 4.5-hour mission to test …

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NASA: Journey to Mars News Briefing

On Dec. 2, two days before the launch of the Orion spacecraft’s first flight test (Exploration Flight Test-1), NASA held a news briefing, with participants at Kennedy Space Center and NASA Headquarters in Washington, to discuss the agency’s Journey to Mars and the critical role Orion’s flight test plays in the endeavor.   ________________ Orion …

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NASA Previews Orion Spacecraft’s First Flight Test

During a NASA Television media briefing from the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, NASA officials discussed the completed construction of the new Orion spacecraft and details of its first test flight, scheduled for Dec. 4. During the 4.5-hour flight, called Exploration Flight Test-1, Orion will travel farther than any crewed spacecraft has gone in …

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Charles Kennel: The Future of Human Space Exploration

The University of California presents this talk from August 8th, 2013, by Charles Kennel, who is a Former Scripps Institution of Oceanography director and chair of the National Academy’s Space Science Board, reviews what NASA’s space program has accomplished, what it is doing now, and what the future holds for human space exploration.

NASA: Media View Ongoing Orion Work at Kennedy

Journalists visited the Operations and Checkout Building at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center to view progress on Orion, the spacecraft that could take astronauts on a sample collection mission to an asteroid as early as 2021. The event marked three years since President Obama set his vision for space exploration, including the goal of sending humans …

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NASA: Plans Progressing for Human Deep Space Exploration

Published on Feb 27, 2013 NASA officials brief media on the agency’s Orion crew vehicle, Space Launch System rocket and Ground Systems Development and Operations progress.