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Showing posts with label Orion’s First Flight. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Orion’s First Flight. Show all posts

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

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Built in Decatur: The ULA Delta IV Heavy Rocket


ULA Delta IV Heavy Rocket Rolled to Cape Launch Pad and Raised for Orion’s First Flight


Article Excerpt: "... The triple barreled Delta IV Heavy topped by the Orion EFT-1 capsule is slated to blastoff on December 4, 2014 from Space Launch Complex 37 (SLC-37) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. ..."


Reference: www.universetoday.com