05.06.13 - The Orion crew module is being put through a series of tests that simulate the loads the spacecraft would experience during its mission.
05.03.13 - Repairs to the panels on the surface of Launch Pad 39B and the catacomb roof below is helping pave the way for NASA's newest rocket, the Space Launch System.
05.03.13 - The last of eight reaction control system pods for NASA’s Orion Exploration Flight Test-1 arrived this week at Kennedy Space Center’s Operations and Checkout Building.
04.16.13 - As NASA marked the anniversary of the president's exploration vision, news media were updated on the Orion spacecraft that could take astronauts to an asteroid.
04.01.13 - For more than a year, NASA's crawler-transporter 2 has been undergoing a major tuneup in the Kennedy Space Center's Vehicle Assembly Building.
03.25.13 - A critical segment of Orion's Launch Abort System, the launch abort motor, recently arrived at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida for Exploration Flight Test (EFT)-1.
03.20.13 - The launch pad of the future is taking shape at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center where the agency’s Space Launch System will liftoff with the Orion spacecraft sending humans to new destinations.
02.28.13 - The first spacecraft NASA has designed to fly astronauts beyond Earth orbit since the Apollo era is well on its way to making a flight test next year, agency officials said Wednesday.
2.27.13 - Engineers, crane operators and technicians practiced the careful maneuvers that will be required to stack a Launch Abort System onto an Orion spacecraft.
02.22.13 - Several sections of the crawlerway that lead from the Vehicle Assembly Building to the launch pads at NASA's Kennedy Space Center are getting a facelift in preparation for the new Space Launch System rocket.
2.12.13 - NASA is replacing decades-old wind measurement equipment with upgraded Doppler radar near the Kennedy Space Center’s Shuttle Landing Facility.
01.14.13 - NASA's Orion spacecraft moves toward milestones through cooperation.
12.21.12 - Many design and technological upgrades have been added for recovery of the new Orion spacecraft by NASA teams at the Kennedy and Johnson Space Centers.
12.12.12 - NASA's Ground Systems Development and Operations Program recently completed an important System Requirements Review/System Definition Review in planning for future operations at the Kennedy Space Center.
12.03.12 - A NASA Railroad locomotive receives a major upgrade at a Space Shuttle Program-era facility at Kennedy Space Center.
11.14.12 - Crawler-transporter 2 recently went for a test drive that proved modifications performed over the past year are working as planned.
11.27.12 - Preparations for the launch of the Orion spacecraft recently took an important step forward with successful testing of a prototype seal for the launch tower's crew access arm.
11.16.12 - The spirit to live and work in low-Earth orbit and explore well beyond where we've ventured before is alive as NASA forges ahead with three major human spaceflight endeavors.
11.07.12 - The Vehicle Assembly Building at NASA's Kennedy Space Center is undergoing renovations to accommodate future launch vehicles.
10.15.12 - System installation and integration of a test umbilical arm was recently completed at NASA's Kennedy Space Center. Components of this arm eventually will be mounted on the new mobile launcher tower to support the Space Launch System.