Orion Capsule

NASA Tests the New Starship Docking System

The Apollo Program delivered 12 American astronauts to the surface of the Moon. But that program ended in 1972, and…

4 months ago

2033 is the Perfect Year to Send Humans to Mars (With a Bonus Venus Flyby)

According to a new study, 2033 would be a unique opportunity to send a low-risk, lower-cost mission to Mars -…

1 year ago

OK, Artemis. Now You’re Just Showing Off. A Stunning View of the Moon Eclipsing Earth From the Orion Spacecraft

Have you ever seen a lunar eclipse of the Earth from the far side of the Moon? Now we have.…

2 years ago

Artemis 1 Sends Back Snapshots of Earth as It Speeds Toward the Moon

As it heads for the moon, NASA's Orion space capsule is sending back snapshots of Earth that evoke the "blue…

2 years ago

Artemis I is On Its Way to the Moon

It really, finally, actually happened. The long-waited Space Launch System (SLS) rocket carrying the Orion capsule launched successfully and is…

2 years ago

New Animation Shows how the Artemis Missions Will use the Lunar Gateway and a Starship to put Humans Back onto the Moon

A recent YouTube video made by YouTube account, Hazegrayart, combines awesome computer animation, great music, and crisp archived audio recordings…

2 years ago

Artemis 1 Goes Back to the Launch pad, Getting Ready for its August 29th Blastoff

The Space Launch System (SLS) rocket and Orion spacecraft now sits on the launchpad, ready for liftoff on a journey…

2 years ago

Artemis 1 is Launching in February

It’s been a long time coming, but NASA’s next moon rocket is just months from liftoff on its first uncrewed…

3 years ago

Artemis 1 Comes Together as the Orion Capsule is Stacked on Top of the Space Launch System

The Artemis I rocket has been fully stacked is ready for the final tests before launch!

3 years ago

Lockheed Wins the Contract to Build Six More Orion Capsules

NASA and Lockheed Martin have finalized their contract for the delivery of the 6 to 12 Orion capsules that will…

5 years ago