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Orion Capsule Passes Key Launch Abort Test. Next Stop: The Moon!

NASA recently conducted their second test of the Orion's Abort Launch System (ALS), bringing them one step closer to returning…

4 months ago

Newborn Stars in the Orion Nebula Prevent Other Stars from Forming

The Orion Nebula is one of the most observed and photographed objects in the night sky. At a distance of…

10 months ago

Construction on the Orion Capsule is Done. Next it’ll be Sent to Florida for Final Assembly

The Orion space capsule that will send astronauts on a flyby of the Moon just arrived at the Kennedy Space…

1 year ago

NASA Simulates Their Orion Abort System. Now That Would be a Crazy Ride

A team of research scientists recently conducted a series of simulations to see how the Orion Launch Abort System would…

2 years ago

NASA Moving Ahead with Deployment of Orion Capsule and Space Launch System

NASA recently concluded a critical review of the Orion spacecraft and the Space Launch System, and is on track to…

2 years ago

Amazing New Views of Betelgeuse Courtesy of ALMA

An angry monster lurks in the shoulder of the Hunter. We're talking about the Red Giant star Betelgeuse, Alpha Orionis…

2 years ago

NASA Nixes Proposal Adding Crew to First SLS/Orion Deep Space Flight

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL - After conducting a thorough review examining the feasibility of adding a two person crew to…

3 years ago

Star-travel 5 Million Years Into The Milky Way’s Future

A new video based on ESA's Gaia Mission lets you gaze into the crystal ball and watch the Milky Way…

3 years ago

A Family Of Stars Torn Apart

The Hubble has looked inside the Orion Nebula to witness a family of stars breaking up.

3 years ago