ORION Program

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Name: ORION Program
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

NASA: Parachutes for Orion Spacecraft Hit No Snags in Most Difficult Test

NASA completed a complex, flight-like test of the parachute system for the agency's Orion spacecraft.NASA noted that a test version of Orion touched down safely in the Arizona desert after being pulled out of a C-17 aircraft, 35,000 feet above the U.S. ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jul 01 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 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 3 reports

Successful test of Martian capsule before maiden flight

Parachutes of Nasa’s Orion space capsule designed to bring people to an asteroid and to Mars have undergone the most complex series of tests to verify the system is ready for its maiden space flight in December.The tests, carried out at the US Army’s ... [Published Engineering and Technology Magazine - Jun 27 2014]
Entities: Spacecraft, NASA, Asteroid
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 4 reports

Countdown to Mars: Nasa's Orion capsule that will will take man to the red planet passes first parachute tests

| Updated: 15:06 EST, 26 June 2014The spacecraft it is hoped will take man to Mars has passed its first parachute tests with flying colours.Nasa’s Orion spacecraft landed gently using its parachutes after being shoved out of a military jet at 35,000 ... [Published Mail Online UK - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 22 2014 - Updated Jun 22 2014 - 1 reports

NASA Updates on Orion Spacecraft

With just six months until its first trip to space, NASA's Orion spacecraft continues taking shape at the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida .According to a release from NASA , engineers began stacking the crew module on top of the completed service ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jun 22 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 1 reports

NASA's Orion Spacecraft Will Take Humans into Next Dimension of Space Exploration

Published: June 19th, 2014 10:50 EST"The great space agency of NASA is like the old saying of curiosity killed the cat but in this case the old saying should instead read, Curiosity stunned the cat because NASA is   always stunning us with new ... [Published Student Operated Press - Jun 19 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 1 reports

NASA's Orion test flight is paving the way to Mars

We are just six months away from a critical test of NASA's next generation spacecraft.But today we got a close up look at the capsule that crews at the Kennedy Space Center say will bring the U.S. back to space on it's own.The mid 1970's mission dubbed ... [Published Bay News 9 - Jun 19 2014]
First reported Jun 11 2014 - Updated Jun 11 2014 - 1 reports

Engineers Start Stacking Operations for Maiden Launch of NASA’s Orion Deep Space Test Capsule

Want to stay on top of all the space news? Follow @universetoday on TwitterThe Orion crew module for Exploration Flight Test-1 is shown in the Final Assembly and System Testing (FAST) Cell, positioned over the service module just prior to mating the two ... [Published Universe Today - Jun 11 2014]
Entities: NASA, Operation, Spacecraft
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]
First reported Jan 29 2014 - Updated Jan 29 2014 - 1 reports

NASA Signs Mentor-Protege Agreement With AMRO Fabricating Corporation Near Los Angeles

On Jan. 31, NASA will sign a Mentor-Protege agreement with The Boeing Company and AMRO Fabricating Corporation to work together in support of the agency's Space Launch System (SLS) -- a new rocket that will launch humans farther into space that ever ... [Published SpaceRef - Jan 29 2014]

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...way before we begin sending them into space on Exploration Flight Test (EFT)-1 before the year's done," said Orion Program Manager Mark Geyer . "The series of tests has proven the system and will help ensure crew and mission safety for our astronauts in the future."
"Now that we're getting so close to launch, the spacecraft completion work is visible every day" said Mark Geyer, NASA's Orion Program manager
"In the future, Orion will launch on NASA's new heavy-lift rocket, the Space Launch System," the agency said. "More powerful than any rocket ever built, SLS will be capable of sending humans to deep space destinations such as an asteroid and eventually Mars."

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NASA: Parachutes for Orion Spacecraft Hit No Sn... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jul 01 2014]
NASA’s Orion Deep Space Capsule Completes Most ... [Published Universe Today - Jun 28 2014]
Successful test of Martian capsule before maide... [Published Engineering and Technology Magazine - Jun 27 2014]
NASA’s New Spacecraft for Manned Missions is Re... [Published French Tribune - Jun 27 2014]
NASA's Orion Successfully Completes Extreme Dro... [Published Discovery Channel - Jun 27 2014]
Countdown to Mars: Nasa's Orion capsule that wi... [Published Mail Online UK - Jun 26 2014]
NASA's deep-space craft readying for launch [Published WDSU New Orleans - Jun 26 2014]
NASA`s Orion spacecraft passes most complex par... [Published zeenews.com - Jun 26 2014]
Parachutes for NASA's Orion Spacecraft Hit No S... [Published BusinessWeek - Jun 25 2014]
NASA Updates on Orion Spacecraft [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jun 22 2014]
NASA's Orion Spacecraft Will Take Humans into N... [Published Student Operated Press - Jun 19 2014]
NASA's Orion test flight is paving the way to Mars [Published Bay News 9 - Jun 19 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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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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