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NASA's Orion spacecraft returns to Kennedy Space Center

TORONTO – The next generation spacecraft that is poised to take humans farther into space than ever before returned to the Kennedy Space Center on Thursday after its… 228 more words


[VIDEO] Success: Orion Splashes Down After First, 2-Orbit Test Flight

NASA’s Orion capsule has splashed down in the Pacific Ocean after its first, unmanned, two-orbit test flight.

It came down on the surface of the ocean at 11:29 a.m. 285 more words

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Dawn Of Orion: NASA Launch Opens New Era In Space

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA’s new Orion spacecraft zoomed toward a high point of 3,600 miles on an orbital test flight Friday, ushering in a new era of exploration that could one day put people on Mars. 900 more words


'We make science fiction science fact': Orion's historic launch nears

WATCH: NASA will launch its Orion spacecraft early Thursday morning, blasting off into a news space race. The U.S. space agency isn’t the only one reaching for Mars, but it’s determined to be the first. 541 more words