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Orion Space Mission

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  • NASA details plans to pluck rock off asteroid, explore it

    NASA is aiming to launch a rocket to an asteroid in five years and grab a boulder off of it — a stepping stone and training mission for an eventual trip sending humans to Mars.
  • NASA goes with NASA Langley-led asteroid redirect mission

    NASA goes with NASA Langley-led asteroid redirect mission
    Dan Mazanek at NASA Langley Research Center has ample reason to celebrate: NASA just chose the concept he championed as its preferred method for its high-tech Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM). The long-awaited decision came Wednesday from NASA...

    NASA Langley 'aggressively' seeks business partners in Hampton Roads

    NASA Langley 'aggressively' seeks business partners in Hampton Roads
    NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton could get as much as $829 million in fiscal year 2016, or about $60 million more than its current budget. And it's looking to spend a lot of that money right here in Hampton Roads. In fact, the center's new...

    NASA Langley awaits decision on Asteroid Redirect Mission

    NASA Langley awaits decision on Asteroid Redirect Mission
    So which will it be — Option A or Option B? NASA was supposed to choose four months ago between two different concepts for its billion-dollar-plus Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM) to send a robotic spacecraft to either envelope a small asteroid and...

    Orion gets ready for its close-up

    Orion gets ready for its close-up
    After its successful test flight in December, the Orion crew capsule is getting its heat shield stripped to ship off for more tests at NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton. At NASA Langley, the heat shield will be attached to a test article —...