Orion Capsule

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…

2 years ago

VP Pence Unveils the Spacecraft that will Take Astronauts Back to the Moon in 2024!

To mark the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing, VP Pence recently unveiled the the Orion capsule that will take…

2 years ago

Is NASA Sacrificing Sending Astronauts to Mars in Order to Get to the Moon Sooner?

By prioritizing speed over sustainability, the current US administration may be sacrificing NASA's long-term goals of establishing a presence on…

2 years ago

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…

2 years ago

NASA Report Outlines How it Will Go Back to the Moon, to Mars, and Beyond in a Sustainable Way

NASA recently released its National Space Exploration Campaign Report, detailing a sustainable plan to return to the Moon and go…

3 years 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…

3 years ago

Ready to Leave Low Earth Orbit? Prototype Construction Begins for a Deep Space Habitat

As part of NASA's NextSTEP-2 program, Lockheed Martin was recently awarded a Phase II contract to continue work on their…

4 years ago

Approval For NASA Authorization Bill

With the recent passage of the NASA Transition Authorization Act of 2016, NASA can look forward to financial stability in…

5 years ago

NASA Successfully Test Fires Mars Mega Rocket Engine with Modernized ‘Brain’ Controller

NASA STENNIS SPACE CENTER, MISS - NASA engineers successfully carried out a key developmental test firing of an RS-25 rocket…

5 years ago