09.21.12 - Kennedy Space Center Ground Systems Development and Operations engineers are combining heritage technology and new innovations to design the crew access arm for the Orion spacecraft.
09.07.12 - Orion will be the most advanced spacecraft ever flown, and its parachutes have been designed with a return from exploration missions in mind.
08.29.12 - NASA successfully completed another parachute test of its Orion spacecraft on Aug. 28 high above the skies of the U.S. Yuma Army Proving Ground in southwestern Arizona.
08.07.12 - Models of the Orion capsule and its service module offer engineers a chance to detail ways to process the spacecraft for launch.
07.18.12 - NASA completed another successful test of the Orion crew vehicle's parachutes in preparation for the spacecraft’s orbital flight test in 2014.
06.29.12 - When NASA conducts its first test launch of the Orion spacecraft in 2014, the crew module's designers will record invaluable data.› Photos | › View Video
07.02.12 - At Kennedy Space Center, NASA unveiled the Orion spacecraft that will make the program's first flight test in 2014.
06.29.12 - NASA's Orion program reached a major milestone on June 28, 2012, when the first space-bound Orion crew capsule arrived at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
05.14.12 - NASA's Vehicle Assembly Building is undergoing major renovations so it can support a new generation of rockets and spacecraft.
06.20.12 - The NASA team at the Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans has been putting the finishing touches on the first space-bound Orion capsule.
06.06.12 - The Young-Crippen Firing Room used to oversee the liftoff of Apollo and space shuttle missions has been modernized for the next generation of launchers and spacecraft.
06.06.12 - James Murphy, who used to work in the Operations and Checkout Building during Apollo, returned for a look at Orion.
05.24.12 - Engineers are trying out a temporary clean room that works by blowing filtered air over the spacecraft and doesn't need a ceiling.
05.09.12 - The Space Launch System is on track to give America the launch vehicle to send humans deeper into space than ever before.
05.08.12 - NASA engineers are testing parts of the Orion service module to ensure the spacecraft can withstand the harsh realities of deep space missions.
03.08.12 - Lockheed Martin Space Systems will conduct the Orion Exploration Flight Test-1, or EFT-1, in early 2014 for NASA.
04.24.12 - The Orion Ground Test Vehicle arrived at the Operation & Checkout (O&C) Facility at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Florida on Saturday, April 21.› View images
04.18.12 - NASA successfully conducted a drop test of the Orion crew vehicle's entry, descent and landing parachutes in preparation for the vehicle's orbital flight test, Exploration Flight Test -1, in 2014.› View images
03.06.12 - Workers recently began cutting and coating the first tiles that will protect an Orion spacecraft during re-entry.
02.09.12 - NASA's new spacecraft will help astronauts travel farther into the solar system.› Read and Comment