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Friday, December 5, 2014

Orion’s First Flight: A picture-perfect event


Splashdown! Orion Spaceship Aces First Flight Test


Article Excerpt: "... "There is your new spacecraft, America. ... Orion is back on Earth. America has driven a golden spike as it crosses a bridge into the future," NASA spokesman Rob Navias declared as the capsule hit the water, 275 miles west of Baja California, at 11:29 a.m. ET. Recovery ships converged to bring Orion back to shore. ..."


Reference: www.nbcnews.com