ORION Program

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Name: ORION Program
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

Nasa's Orion Spacecraft Nears Completion, Ready for Fueling

WASHINGTON -- The following information was released by NASA:NASA is making steady progress on its Orion spacecraft, completing several milestones this week at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida in preparation for the capsule's first trip to space ... [Published HighBeam Research - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (09.13.14)

Aero-News: Quote of the DayANN's Quote of the Day usually derives from current news, though we reserve the right to pick quotes out of history that have a bearing on the day's events and issues.Sometimes, you'll find them timely and in keeping with the ... [Published Aero-News Network - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

NASA’s Mark Geyer: Orion Spacecraft Set for Flight Test in December

NASA ‘s engineers have completed work on the crew module on the Lockheed Martin -built Orion spacecraft, a move the agency says marks the end of work on all major components of Orion.The engineers attached the crew and service modules to the adapter and ... [Published New New Internet - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Orion spacecraft crew capsule completed and ready for fueling

NASA’s return to manned spaceflight took a couple of major steps forward this week with the completion of the Orion crew capsule and the attachment of it and the previously-completed service module to the adapter that will connect Orion to its rocket. ... [Published Gizmag - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

NASA's Orion Spacecraft Moves in Preparation for First Flight

HOUSTON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Media are invited to attend an event marking the move of NASA's Orion spacecraft at the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 9 a.m. EDT Thursday, Sept. 11.NASA and Lockheed Martin managers will ... [Published Scottrade - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

The Orion Space Capsule Is Ready for Launch

After a decade of development, NASA's $1 billion next-generation Orion crew module is finally complete! Now comes the hard part: ensuring that it actually works.Crews have just its completed construction at the Neil Armstrong Operations and Checkout Facility ... [Published Gizmodo - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

NASA Opens Media Accreditation for Orion Move in Preparation for First Flight

WASHINGTON , Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Media accreditation now is open to attend an event marking the move of NASA's Orion spacecraft at the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida . The spacecraft will be transferred from the Neil Armstrong ... [Published Wall Street Business Network - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Looming SLS Delay To Rekindle Debate about NASA’s Priorities

WASHINGTON — A long-running debate between the White House and Congress about funding levels and prioritization of NASA programs entered a new phase last week after a major cost and schedule review concluded the debut of the Space Launch System heavy-lift ... [Published Space News - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Anchorage Conducts Change of Command Ceremony

SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- Capt. Michael McKenna relieved Cmdr. Joel Stewart as commanding officer aboard San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23) during a change of command ceremony, August 15."To the Sailors and Marines of Anchorage; ... [Published Navy News Stand - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Midshipmen Conducts Summer Training On Board Anchorage

USS ANCHORAGE, At Sea (NNS) — Eight Navy Reserves Officer Training Corps (NROTC) midshipmen joined the crew of amphibious platform dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23) to learn and to experience firsthand shipboard life July 16 – Aug. 14. The annual summer ... [Published militaryfeed.com - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 1 reports

NASA’s Orion Deep Space Capsule Completes Most Complex Parachute Test Ahead of Maiden Launch

Want to stay on top of all the space news? Follow @universetoday on TwitterA test version of NASA’s Orion manned spacecraft descends under its three main parachutes above the U.S. Army Proving Ground in Arizona in the agency’s most difficult test of ... [Published Universe Today - Jun 28 2014]
First reported Jun 05 2014 - Updated Jun 06 2014 - 1 reports

NASA's Orion Spacecraft is Ready to Feel the Heat

NASA and Lockheed Martin engineers have installed the largest heat shield ever constructed on the crew module of the agency's Orion spacecraft. The work marks a major milestone on the path toward the spacecraft's first launch in December."It is extremely ... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Jun 05 2014]

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"Nothing about building the first of a brand new spacespace transportation system is easy," said Mark Geyer, Orion Program manager. "But the crew module is undoubtedly the most complex component that will fly in December. …"
"Nothing about building the first of a brand new spacespace transportation system is easy," said Mark Geyer , Orion Program manager. "But the crew module is undoubtedly the most complex component that will fly in December. The pressurepressure vessel, the heat shield, parachute system, avionics -- piecing all of that together into a working spacecraft is an accomplishment. Seeing it fly in three months is going to be amazing."
...The service module is built of the same aluminum-lithium alloy as the Crew Module. It controls in-flight propulsion—generated by a "7500-pound thrust, pressure-fed, regeneratively cooled, storable bi-propellant, rocket engine made by Aerojet" according to NASA—and provides water and breathable air for the crew as well as prevents the control systems from freezing...
...shipmates, it has been an honor and the greatest professional achievement of my professional career to serve as your captain," said Stewart. "Be proud of what you have built here on Anchorage. Thank you for your sacrifice, dedication and camaraderie. I salute you."

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Nasa's Orion Spacecraft Nears Completion, Ready... [Published HighBeam Research - Sep 16 2014]
NASA Provides Update on Orion Spacecraft [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Sep 16 2014]
Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (09.13.14) [Published Aero-News Network - Sep 13 2014]
NASA’s Mark Geyer: Orion Spacecraft Set for Fli... [Published New New Internet - Sep 12 2014]
Orion spacecraft crew capsule completed and rea... [Published Gizmag - Sep 12 2014]
NASA’s Orion Spacecraft Nears Completion, Ready... [Published Nasa.gov - Sep 11 2014]
NASA's Orion Spacecraft Moves in Preparation fo... [Published Scottrade - Sep 09 2014]
The Orion Space Capsule Is Ready for Launch [Published Gizmodo - Sep 08 2014]
Looming SLS Delay To Rekindle Debate about NASA... [Published Space News - Aug 30 2014]
NASA Opens Media Accreditation for Orion Move i... [Published Wall Street Business Network - Aug 29 2014]
Anchorage Conducts Change of Command Ceremony [Published Navy News Stand - Aug 20 2014]
Midshipmen Conducts Summer Training On Board An... [Published militaryfeed.com - Aug 16 2014]
NASA’s Orion Deep Space Capsule Completes Most ... [Published Universe Today - Jun 28 2014]
Engineers Start Stacking Operations for Maiden ... [Published Universe Today - Jun 11 2014]
NASA's Orion Spacecraft is Ready to Feel the Heat [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Jun 05 2014]
NASA Signs Mentor-Protege Agreement With AMRO F... [Published SpaceRef - Jan 29 2014]
LAS Tower Complete in Preparation for Orion's F... [Published Space Daily - Dec 07 2013]
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Midshipmen Conducts Summer Training On Board An... [Published militaryfeed.com - Aug 16 2014]
USS ANCHORAGE, At Sea (NNS) — Eight Navy Reserves Officer Training Corps (NROTC) midshipmen joined the crew of amphibious platform dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23) to learn and to experience firsthand shipboard life July 16 – Aug. 14. The annual summer ...
NASA's Orion Spacecraft is Ready to Feel the Heat [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Jun 05 2014]
NASA and Lockheed Martin engineers have installed the largest heat shield ever constructed on the crew module of the agency's Orion spacecraft. The work marks a major milestone on the path toward the spacecraft's first launch in December."It is extremely ...
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