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NASA Orion Launch Test: Live Updates

ABC News - 04 Dec 2014
NASA's Orion spacecraft lifted off this morning from Cape Canaveral to the delight of NASA engineers, who had been forced to scrub the launch on Thursday after a trio of problems. The Orion space capsule is seen as crucial step toward the dream on one ...
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NASA SLS In Step With Orion For 2020 Inaugural Launch

Aviation Week - 03 Oct 2018
HOUSTON—Boeing's efforts to develop the core stage of the Space Launch System (SLS) are in step with efforts to prepare the Orion crew module for an unpiloted multiweek test launch around the Moon designated Exploration Mission-1 (EM-1) by mid-2020, ...
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Troubled Orion Health launches Amadeus Core for big data on AWS

Reseller News - 15 Oct 2018
Orion Health has little choice but to innovate and launch new products, having sold its profitable businesses earlier this year. The NZX-listed company is doing just that, launching Amadeus Core, a new element of its suite of data management, storage ...
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First Orion service module ready for shipment to the US

SpaceNews - 03 Oct 2018
BREMEN, Germany — The first European-built service module for NASA's Orion spacecraft is finally ready to be shipped to the United States for final preparations before a scheduled mid-2020 launch. At a press conference during the 69th International ...
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Will the US waste $100+ billion on SLS, Orion and LOP-G by 2030?

Next Big Future - 28 Sep 2018
The US could get so much more accomplished in space if they stop wasting money on the Space Launch System, Orion and the Lunar gateway. The US did waste money on the Space Shuttle and the International Space Station. The Space Shuttle was ...
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Boeing plans changes to SLS upper stages

SpaceNews - 05 Oct 2018
One of those missions will be for EM-2, the first crewed Orion flight, while the other is being reserved for the launch of NASA's Europa Clipper spacecraft to Jupiter's moon Europa. Shannon said NASA is handling procurement of the additional two ICPS ...
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NASA's recent woes took root with loss of space shuttle program

Houston Chronicle - 19 Oct 2018
He chose instead to fund the construction of NASA's most powerful rocket ever built, the Space Launch System, to send a crewed Orion spacecraft to an asteroid by 2025 and then near Mars by the 2030s. The decision stunned NASA personnel, who had ...
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Fits checks and transport runs ahead of AA-2 test - 24 Sep 2018
One of the major milestones for allowing humans to fly on NASA's Orion spacecraft is currently undergoing test preparations on the Space Coast. The Ascent Abort Test (AA-2) aeroshells have undergone fit checks at its LC-46 launch pad before being ...
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NASA Unveils Sustainable Campaign to Return to Moon, on to Mars

Cassini: Mission to Saturn - 26 Sep 2018
In December of 2017, President Donald Trump signed Space Policy Directive-1, in which the president directed NASA “to lead an innovative and sustainable program of exploration with commercial and international partners to enable human expansion ...
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Navigating the twists and turns steering SLS Development - 01 Oct 2018
Currently forecast to fly in 2020, the first SLS launch will begin Exploration Mission-1 (EM-1), sending NASA's Orion spacecraft uncrewed to the Moon for a multi-week Lunar orbit mission. SLS will fly EM-1 in its initial Block 1 configuration which has ...
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7 fast facts on NASA's lunar gateway

Washington Examiner - 01 Oct 2018
After a planned test mission in 2020 to send an uncrewed Orion spacecraft using a Space Launch System rocket around the moon, a lunar flyby with a crew will follow in 2023. NASA plans to use this SLS/Orion combination to one day send men and women to ...

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