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NASA Alters 1st Orion/SLS Flight – Bold Upgrade to Deep Space Asteroid Harbinger Planned

by Ken Kremer July 9, 2013

Want to stay on top of all the space news? Follow @universetoday on Twitter NASA managers have announced a bold new plan to significantly alter and upgrade the goals and complexity of the 1st mission of the integrated Orion/Space Launch System (SLS) human exploration architecture – planned for blastoff in late 2017. The ambitious first […]

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New Look and New Animation for Orion’s 2017 Flight to the Moon and Back

by Ken Kremer January 17, 2013

The Orion spacecraft has gotten a new look for its first launch atop the inaugural flight of NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) booster on the Exploration Mission-1 flight around the Moon in 2017 as seen in this new animation. The vehicles service module will be built by the European Space Agency (ESA), as a result […]

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