NASA 1st Orion Complete and Ready to Roll to Launch Pad

NASA's completed  Orion spacecraft in the Launch Abort System Facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, ready to be rolled out to Launch Complex 37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station ahead of its Dec. 4 test flight. Credit: Lockheed Martin

NASA’s completed Orion spacecraft in the Launch Abort System Facility at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, ready to be rolled out to Launch Complex 37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station ahead of its Dec. 4 test flight. Credit: Lockheed Martin

Technicians at the Kennedy Space Center have put the finishing touches on NASA’s first Orion crew module, marking the conclusion of NASA’s multiyear long effort to prepare the vehicle for its maiden launch in December and take the first steps towards towards send humans back to deep space in four decades since Apollo. (…)
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