Orion Crew Vehicle

NASA & US Navy Test Demonstrates Water Recovery of Orion Crew Capsule

During the stationary recovery test of Orion at Norfolk Naval Base on Aug. 15, 2013, US Navy divers attached tow…

8 years ago

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

http://youtu.be/canmpG_uSow The Orion spacecraft has gotten a new look for its first launch atop the inaugural flight of NASA’s Space…

9 years ago

Drop Test for Orion Crew Capsule’s New Parachutes

NASA successfully conducted a drop test of the Orion crew vehicle's entry, descent and landing parachutes in preparation for the…

9 years ago

Construction Begins on the 1st Space-Bound Orion Crew Module

[/caption] Production of NASA’s first space-bound Orion crew module has at last begun at NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility (MAF) in…

10 years ago

First Orion Assembled at Denver, Another Orion Displayed at Kennedy Space Center

[/caption] Assembly of NASA’s first Orion Crew vehicle that could actually launch to space has been accomplished by prime contractor…

10 years ago