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Showing posts with label Orion. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Orion. Show all posts

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Senate’s 2020 budget gives NASA $1.2B more for Moon shot


Senate’s 2020 budget gives NASA $1.2B more for Moon shot


Article Excerpt: "... The Senate has passed a fiscal year 2020 budget that gives a $1.25 billion boost to NASA’s plans to return to the Moon by 2024. Most of that goes to a key rocket program managed in Alabama ..."


Reference: www.al.com

Monday, October 21, 2019

Watch: Orion’s Jettison Motor Aces Final Hot-Fire Test in Alabama


Watch: Orion’s Jettison Motor Aces Final Hot-Fire Test in Alabama


Article Excerpt: "... built by Aerojet Rocketdyne for the Orion spacecraft’s Launch Abort System (LAS), was successfully tested at the Redstone Test Center in Huntsville, Alabama ..."


Reference: www.geek.com

Sunday, July 21, 2019

VP Pence reaffirms administration support for "moon-first" strategy


Pence reaffirms administration support for "moon-first" strategy


Article Excerpt: "... He also said the administration strongly supports continued development of the Space Launch System (SLS) heavy-lift booster, built by Boeing and managed at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, and the Lockheed Martin-built Orion crew capsule that will carry astronauts to the moon..."


Reference: www.cbsnews.com

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Equipment for unmanned space flight takes off from Huntsville


Equipment for unmanned space flight takes off from Huntsville


Article Excerpt: "... Marshall Space Flight Center, said all major pieces of the rocket have been manufactured now, so NASA is more than halfway through with putting the massive rocket together for its first test flight. That first flight is slated for 2019 but ..."


Reference: www.waff.com

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