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Orion Spacecraft’s Crew Module Passes Pressure Test

Orion Spacecraft’s Crew Module Passes Pressure Test

Lockheed Martin and NASA have proof-pressure tested the Orion spacecraft’s Exploration Mission-1 (EM-1) crew module. The crew module passed and will serve as the living quarters for astronauts and the backbone for many of Orion’s systems such as propulsion, avionics and parachutes.

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Orion First Flight Video

Orion First Flight Video

NASA’s Orion spacecraft launched and successfully flew its first flight today, 5 December 2014. Carried aloft aboard a Delta IV Heavy Rocket, the capsule, intended to carry astronauts, but empty on this test flight, traveled for approximately 4.5 hours according to the space agency.

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NASA Calls The CEV Orion

Tuesday, August 22, 2006 - AeroSpaceNews.com - The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has decided to call the new crew exploration vehicle Orion. The...

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