Lockheed Martin-built Orion takes first steps on deep space journey

Washington DC (SPX) Dec 05, 2014

The Lockheed Martin-built Orion spacecraft gently splashed down into the waters of the Pacific Ocean at 11:29 a.m. EST this afternoon, completing the first test flight of NASA’s deep space exploration capsule.

After a successful launch from Cape Canaveral, Florida aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket at 7:05 a.m. EST this morning, Orion orbited the Earth twice, reaching sp —> Read More Here


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