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  • MPCV water landing test in LaRC HIB, Aug 2, 2011

    Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle Water Landing Test

    The third Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle (MPCV) water landing test conducted at the Hydro Impact Basin at NASA Langley Research Center. This test represented the worst-case scenario for landing -- inversion.

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  • Hydro Impact Basin Boilerplate Test Article Drop Test

    The successful first drop test of the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle (MPCV) boilerplate test article, or BTA, July 12, 2011. The BTA, which weighs 22,700 pounds (10,297 kg) was going about 24 mph (38.6 kph) at impact. (mp4)

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  • Juno launch

    Juno Launches on Mission to Jupiter

    NASA's solar-powered Juno spacecraft lifted off from Cape Canaveral in Florida at 12:25 p.m. EDT, Aug. 8, 2011, on a five-year journey to Jupiter.

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  • STS-135 lands at KSC

    Atlantis Lands, Completing Final Shuttle Mission

    Atlantis lands at NASA's Kennedy Space Center before dawn on July 21, 2011, wrapping up the mission of the space shuttle program.

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  • STS-135 launch

    Atlantis Launches to the International Space Station

    Atlantis launches on the final space shuttle mission, delivering supplies to the International Space Station.

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  • Shuttle Documentary

    The Space Shuttle (Narrated by William Shatner)

    An idea born in unsettled times becomes a feat of engineering excellence. The most complex machine ever built to bring humans to and from space and eventually, construct the next stop on the road to space exploration.

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  • video of Endeavour docked to International Space Station

    Endeavour and ISS Together in Orbit

    Unprecedented video shows the station together with the space shuttle, the vehicle that helped build the complex during the last decade.

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  • STS-134

    Endeavour Launches to the International Space Station

    Endeavour launches on its final mission, delivering the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer to the International Space Station.

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  • Expedition 27 launch

    Expedition 27 Launches to the International Space Station

    NASA astronaut Ron Garan and Russian cosmonauts Andrey Borisenko and Alexander Samokutyaev launch aboard a Soyuz spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Monday, April 4.

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  • STS-133 Launch HD Video

    Discovery Launches to the International Space Station

    Discovery launches on a mission to deliver the Permanent Multipurpose Module and the humanoid Robonaut 2 to the International Space Station.

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