Orion EM-1

NASA’s Orion EM-1 Crew Module Passes Critical Pressure Tests

The next Orion crew module in line to launch to space on NASA’s Exploration Mission 1 (EM-1) has passed a…

8 years ago

NASA Welds First Flight Section of SLS Core Stage for 2018 Maiden Launch

One weld at a time, the flight hardware for NASA's mammoth new Space Launch System (SLS) booster has at last…

8 years ago

NASA Test Fires SLS Flight Engine Destined to Launch Astronauts Back to the Moon

NASA engineers have successfully test fired the first flight engine destined to power the agency’s mammoth new SLS rocket that…

8 years ago

Obama Administration Proposes Smaller 2017 NASA Budget of $19 Billion with Big Exploration Cuts

The Obama Administration has announced its new Federal budget and is proposing to cut NASA’s Fiscal Year 2017 Budget to…

8 years ago

NASA Unveils Orion Pressure Vessel at KSC Launching on EM-1 Moon Mission in 2018

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL - NASA officials proudly unveiled the pressure vessel for the agency’s new Orion capsule destined to…

8 years ago

NASA’s Orion Crew Module Backbone Arrives at KSC Aboard Super Guppy for Exploration Mission-1

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER - Looking amazingly like a fish flying across the skies high above the Florida space coast, NASA’s…

8 years ago

NASA Completes Welding on Lunar Orion EM-1 Pressure Vessel Launching in 2018

In a major step towards flight, engineers at NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans have finished welding together the…

8 years ago

NASA Receives Significant Budget Boost for Fiscal Year 2016

NASA has just received a significant boost in the agency’s current budget after both chambers of Congress passed the $1.1…

9 years ago