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Orion Space Mission

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  • Sneak Peek At NASA's New Capsule

    Sneak Peek At NASA's New Capsule
    Long are the days of space shuttles and rocket launches...meet Orion! It's the newest toy NASA’s developed as part of their deep space exploration program mand it's got some pretty impressive perks. The old space shuttle program cost nearly $2-...
  • NASA: Destination Mars

    NASA: Destination Mars
    Space, the final frontier. These are the voyages of the Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle. Its mission: To explore strange new worlds... To seek out new life; new civilizations... To boldly go where no one has gone before! That`s NASA`s mission even though...
  • NASA flights could startle Maryland drivers

    NASA flights could startle Maryland drivers
    If you're easily startled by big, low-flying airplanes, you'll need to get a good grip on the steering wheel Monday. NASA will be starting a monthlong campaign of air pollution sampling, using a four-engine turboprop P-3B Orion to skim 1,000 feet over...
  • NASA's Shuttle Launches Come Full Circle

    NASA's Shuttle Launches Come Full Circle
    After a short delay thanks to the Florida weather NASA's final shuttle launched marking the end of an era. The shuttle Atlantis is carrying the 4-person crew to the International Space Station though it's a bit un-nerving to think the success of the...
  • NASA's No. 2 backs budget at Langley

    NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver, the agency’s number two in command, visited Langley Research Center in Hampton on Thursday. Speaking to Langley employees about NASA’s proposed 2013 budget, Garver said the spending plan reflects the...
  • NASA's Michoud plant in New Orleans East may have a bright future

    NASA's Michoud plant in New Orleans East may have a bright future
    If you thought the Michoud plant essentially closed down when the space shuttle program ended last year, guess again. Inside the sprawling facility, engineers are busily building America's next two space projects: the SLS rocket and the Orion spacecraft,...
  • NASA: Mars is Swinging into View

    NASA: Mars is Swinging into View
    OUTER SPACE (KTLA) -- Mars is set to swing into opposition Saturday, leaving stargazers with one of their closest views yet of the Red Planet, according to NASA. During opposition, Mars and the sun are on directly opposite sides of Earth. From our...
  • NASA official headlining TNCC graduation

    The deputy director of NASA Langley Research Center will serve as the keynote speaker at Thomas Nelson Community College's commencement ceremony this year. Stephen Jurczyk will address graduates at the May 16 event, which is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the...
  • NASA drops test Orion capsule in pool at Langley Research Center

    NASA drops test Orion capsule in pool at Langley Research Center
    HAMPTON — The intensity in Steven Gayle’s voice grew as NASA’s 18,000-pound Orion test capsule landed in the pool. “Don’t flip over, don’t flip over, don’t flip over,” he said as the spacecraft lurched...
  • NASA leaders expected at Langley on Tuesday

    Leaders from six NASA facilities will visit Langley Research Center in Hampton on Tuesday to discuss the agency’s new deep space rocket. The meeting, which is closed to the media, comes less than two months after NASA announced the Space Launch...
  • Robot boats to sail into tropical storms, improve forecasts

    Robot boats to sail into tropical storms, improve forecasts
    They don't look much like boats, or robots for that matter. Yet a small fleet of crewless watercraft are to be sent right into the paths of tropical storms for the first time this year with an important mission: Collect valuable ocean and atmospheric data...