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Orion Explained : NASA's Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle (Infographic) - by : Karl Tate, SPACE.com Infographics Artist

Orion Explained : NASA's Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle (Infographic) - by : Karl Tate, SPACE.com Infographics Artist

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Orion Spacecraft Launch To Test NASA Capsule That May Take Humans To Mars
from The Huffington Post

Spaceship That Could Take Us To Mars Set For Test Flight Tomorrow

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See how NASA's new Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle, based on the Orion capsule, stacks up against other crewed spaceships in this SPACE.com infographic.

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Orion in its launch configuration (Image credit: NASA) Let's not let the US manned space program wither and die, folks.

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from NASA

Launch of Orion

The United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket, with NASA’s Orion spacecraft mounted atop, lifts off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station's Space Launch Complex 37 at at 7:05 a.m. EST, Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, in Florida. The Orion spacecraft will orbit Earth twice, reaching an altitude of approximately 3,600 miles above Earth before landing in the Pacific Ocean. No one is aboard Orion for this flight test, but the spacecraft is designed to allow us to journey to destinations never before…

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