Orion

12.20.14
Here's what astronauts aboard Orion will see during re-entry
12.20.14

Here's what astronauts aboard Orion will see during re-entry

Most of us will never be astronauts -- sorry to break it to ya -- but we can at least pretend to b...

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12.18.14
NASA delays 'capture the asteroid' plan until next year
12.18.14

NASA delays 'capture the asteroid' plan until next year

Now that the ESA has landed on a comet, NASA wants to do them one better: capture an entire astero...

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12.13.14
Recommended Reading: The Orion capsule's great radiation test
12.13.14

Recommended Reading: The Orion capsule's great radiation test

Recommended Reading highlights the best long-form writing on technology and more in print and on the...

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12.07.14
Relive Orion's deep-space test flight in pictures and videos
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12.07.14

Relive Orion's deep-space test flight in pictures and videos

On December 5th, NASA's Orion capsule successfully lifted off from its platform at Cape Canaveral...

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12.05.14
NASA's Orion capsule begins its 3,600-mile journey into outer space
12.05.14

NASA's Orion capsule begins its 3,600-mile journey into outer space

NASA's Orion capsule has blasted off on the farthest journey into space anyone has ever attempted...

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12.03.14
NASA's mission countdown clock is getting a digital upgrade
12.03.14

NASA's mission countdown clock is getting a digital upgrade

NASA's launch clock is finally moving into the digital age. The new countdown timer sports a 1280...

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11.25.14
NASA launches $5 million contest to find CubeSats for deep space missions
11.25.14

NASA launches $5 million contest to find CubeSats for deep space missions

Attention, scientists, hobbyists and anyone in between who can design a mean CubeSat, or a mini cu...

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10.09.14
NASA video outlines plan for Orion's first unmanned spaceflight
10.09.14

NASA video outlines plan for Orion's first unmanned spaceflight

After years of development and launch delays, NASA's Orion spacecraft is almost ready for its firs...

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10.06.14
The Big Picture: NASA's Orion capsule floats inside US Navy ship
10.06.14

The Big Picture: NASA's Orion capsule floats inside US Navy ship

It might take some time before space taxis become the real deal. Yet, that doesn't take away from...

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