Orion Soars on First Flight Test


NASA’s Orion spacecraft launched successfully atop a United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket Dec. 5 at 7:05 a.m. EST from Space Launch Complex 37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Orion’s Exploration Flight Test-1 (EFT-1), is the first flight test for NASA’s new deep space capsule and is a critical step on NASA’s journey to Mars. The 4.5 hour flight is scheduled to conclude with the splashdown of Orion in the Pacific Ocean.

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  1. They ever think about sending parts up in sections.? Then reassembling, refueling, and making the trip, how bout inflatable habitats with inner linings formed after inflation with polyurethane
    Foam between linings everything can be packaged small then pressure inflated and filled.?

  2. Canada was supposed to go to the moon first but some idiot prime minister shut that project down then all the people from the Canadian space project for the moon went to nasa. XD why you have to do that you stupid prime minister. Huh

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