NASA's Vertical Spin Tunnel puts a scale model of the Orion Crew Vehicle design to the test.
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Before Orion carries the next generation of explorers into space, it must withstand rigorous tests in the world's largest vacuum chamber.
A space artifact from the past may hold an answer for tomorrow.
After overseeing orbiters prior to launch, Kelvin Manning is using his expertise to get Kennedy ready for NASA's Orion capsule.
Today, NASA is moving forward with a new focus for the manned space program: to go out beyond Earth orbit for purposes of human exploration and scientific discovery.
After 20 years, the west high-bay door of an historic Kennedy Space Center facility reopens in anticipation of assembly work on the new Orion crew capsule.
NASA's new spaceship of the future must endure searing temperatures as the spacecraft streaks into the Earth's atmosphere on the way back from the moon.
Orion is the central member of a family of spacecraft and shuttle-derived launchers that will go to the moon and Mars.
Orion is the vehicle NASA’s Constellation Program is developing to carry a new generation of explorers back to the moon and later to Mars.
NASA's ten field centers will each play a vital role in the Constellation Program, developing the spacecraft that will take humans back to the moon.
A full-sized mockup of the Crew Exploration Vehicle's cockpit helps engineers visualize what drawings and diagrams cannot show.
Before the end of the next decade, NASA astronauts will again explore the surface of the moon.› View This Video