Colorado-Built Orion Spacecraft Returned To Dry Land After Test FlightNASA's new Orion spacecraft, which was built in Colorado, returned to dry land in Southern California after a test flight that ended with a plunge into the Pacific Ocean.
NASA: 'There's Your New Spacecraft, America!'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 Launches New Colorado-Built Orion Spacecraft And New EraNASA'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.
Despite Scrubbed Launch, Orion Fans Wait For Next AttemptDespite the scrubbed launch of the Orion spacecraft, there are fans of the Orion Project waiting for Friday morning's second attempt.
Excitement Surrounds Orion Despite Scrubbed LaunchDespite the scrubbed launch of the Orion spacecraft, there is a renewed excitement surrounding space travel as was evident during the early morning watch party at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science.
NASA Scrubs Launch Of Colorado-Built Orion; Will Try Again FridayWind gusts and sticky fuel valves conspired to keep NASA's new Colorado-built Orion spacecraft on the launch pad Thursday, delaying a crucial test flight meant to revitalize human exploration.
'Orion' Project Looks To Future Space TravelThe launch of Orion is not just a big deal for future exploration, it also marks the end of an era.
'Orion' Launch Getting Worldwide AttentionIt'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.
Colorado Connections To Help Launch 'Orion'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.
Longmont Teen To Document Launch Of Colorado-Built 'Orion' On Social MediaThe 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.
NASA's Launch Of Orion Will Be A Huge Day For ColoradoColorado's aerospace industry is about the lead the way into space with the Orion Project.