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Orion Spacecraft
NASA's deep space human exploration spacecraft, designed to take humans to destinations never seen before
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Human Spaceflight Jan 20
Moon here we come! 's Exploration Mission-1 emblem revealed. Inside that rocket is Orion and the European Service Module 🚀🌕
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NASA Jan 19
Firing an engine that will power humans to deep space, testing a potential power source for future exploration, plus more on ‘This Week ’. Watch for the full week’s recap:
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NASA JPL Jan 18
Jupiter, you gorgeous space gobstopper. We can’t stop staring at the swirling south pole of the planet. 📸:
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NASA Kennedy / KSC Jan 19
When astronauts come back from deep space, they will need to be picked up as quickly as possible. That’s where Kennedy's comes in. Read more about spacecraft Underway Recovery Test 6 at:
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Orion Spacecraft Jan 19
Exploration Mission-1 brings together ’s 3 flagship programs: Orion, , and to send Orion 40,000 miles past the Moon and return it safely to Earth.
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Thales Alenia Space Jan 19
Postcards from in Turin. Developing the critical systems of the , like the structure, the shield for protection against micrometeorites, the thermal control, the stowage and the distribution of water and gas
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EGS Program Jan 19
& U.S. Navy line handlers were put through the paces on . During tests was allowed to drift about 100 ft out to sea, tethered, to test the endurance of ground support equipment while the spacecraft encountered waves of the open ocean.
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NASA Jan 18
We’re testing a power source that could provide safe, efficient energy for future crewed missions to the Moon, Mars & beyond. The system may be essential for day-to-day mission needs, like lighting, water & oxygen, as well as fuel for the journey home:
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U.S. Navy Jan 18
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NASA Jan 18
Living & working in space takes a toll on the human body. Learn about this aboard the that tests a drug delivery system aimed at preventing, slowing or even reversing muscle atrophy, in space and on Earth! Watch:
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NASA Kennedy / KSC Jan 18
When rocket lifts off, its 4 RS-25 engines and 2 solid rocket boosters will produce 8.4M lbs of thrust! To protect ,& , gallons of water will flow on the launch pad. Read how our team continues preparations:
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Orion Spacecraft Jan 18
partners with the aboard the to train and prepare for recovery of the crew and capsule.
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Human Spaceflight Jan 18
Imagine you are the furthest a human being has ever been from Earth. These radiators are what will be keeping you at the right temperature. More on 's European Service Module's thermal control system on the blog
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U.S. Pacific Fleet Jan 17
departed San Diego today for the next mission underway recovery test -
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Lockheed Martin Jan 17
We presented Denver with a US flag that flew to space on - Denver is a and this flag flew 3,600 miles up!
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Johnson Space Center Jan 17
We are opening our doors and inviting our social media followers and media to our event on Feb. 5. Apply now for a chance to visit Mission Control, astronaut training facilities, and space vehicle mockups:
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NASA Jan 17
, yesterday we fired up 1 of the 4 engines that'll power our rocket on future deep space missions. The 365-second test helped verify that the flight controller – the engine’s “brain” – can properly communicate with the rocket. Learn more:
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Aerojet Rocketdyne Jan 16
We look forward to seeing your comic strip! BTW, have you thought about entering a poster in the Project Mars Competition - ?
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Sesame Street Jan 16
Today we celebrate the 40th anniversary of ’s first selection of female astronauts. Thank you to these incredible women for continuing to serve as great role models for girls and boys everywhere to dream BIG and reach for the stars! 💫
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Ross Ziegelmeier Jan 15
We have lift off Mars Competition
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