NASA’s new Colorado-built Orion spacecraft made a “bull’s-eye” Pacific splashdown Friday following a dramatic flight 3,604 miles beyond Earth, opening a new era of human exploration meant to put people on Mars.
NASA’s new Colorado-built Orion spacecraft streaked into orbit Friday on a high-stakes test flight meant to usher in a new era of human exploration leading ultimately to Mars.
The launch of Orion is not just a big deal for future exploration, it also marks the end of an era.
It’s not only Coloradans anxiously awaiting the launch of Orion on Thursday, but excitement is growing worldwide. Orion is the test flight for a capsule that could take man back to the moon or even as far away as Mars.
Many Coloradans are anxiously awaiting the launch of Orion on Thursday, the test flight for a capsule that could take man back to the moon or even as far away as Mars.
The Colorado-built spacecraft Orion is set to launch Thursday morning. It’s the test flight for a capsule that could take man back to the moon or even as far away as Mars. The event will be detailed moment by moment on social media.
Colorado’s aerospace industry is about the lead the way into space with the Orion Project.
NASA’s quest to send astronauts out into the solar system begins this week with a two-laps-around-Earth test flight.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) – NASA’s Maven spacecraft entered orbit around Mars for an unprecedented study of the red planet’s atmosphere following a 442 million-mile journey that began nearly a year ago. The robotic explorer […]
This Sunday, after a 10-month and 442-million-mile journey, a NASA spacecraft built in Littleton and led by a team at the University of Colorado will enter Mars’ orbit and start studying the Red Planet’s atmosphere.