SpaceX completes the first commercial mission to resupply the International Space Station.
The Inflatable Reentry Vehicle Experiment (IRVE-3), the third in a series of suborbital flight tests of new spacecraft reentry technology, is scheduled to launch from the Wallops Flight Facility this summer.
The SCIFLI team will capture high definition video and thermal imagery of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon capsule.
After six months of testing, an 18,000 pound (8,165 kg) Orion mockup took its final splash into NASA's Hydro Impact Basin on Jan. 6.
The eighth water landing test of the Orion test article in the Hydro Impact Basin.
The Orion test article took its seventh splash into the Hydro Impact Basin Dec. 1.
Sensors in MSL's heat shield feed NASA researchers' curiosity about high-speed flight in out-of-this-world atmospheres.
Earlier this week, presenters at the Sensor Test for Orion Relative Navigation Risk Mitigation (STORRM) Project Award Ceremony at NASA’s Langley Research Center noted challenges overcome, the work of those who met those challenges and how that work would continue.
An Orion media day gave NASA the opportunity to show off its researchers and Hydro Impact Basin facility.
Engineers conducted the first test as part of Phase 1 of the Orion boilerplate test article at NASA's Langley Research Center, on Oct. 18.