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Orion spacecraft

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Topical headingOrion spacecraft
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Found inWork cat.: The Orion Spacecraft, 2018: ECIP data view (NASA scientists and engineers, and their colleagues in the spaceflight community, are working hard to return America to its former dominance in space via the Orion program. Orion, America's next-generation spacecraft, is a Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle. It is designed to carry 2 to 6 crew members into deep space. Similar to the Apollo capsule in appearance, but larger and much more advanced, it has already successfully completed its first unmanned test flight. In 2018, Orion will lift into space on a massive new rocket, especially designed for it, for the first time)
Benardini. Microbiology of aquatic environments, 2007: p. 122 (Orion, NASA's new generation launch vehicle)
NASA WWW, Aug. 20, 2009 (Orion Crew Exploration Vehicle Orion; NASA's Orion crew exploration vehicle will replace the space shuttle after it is retired in 2010; Orion is the flagship of NASA's programs for space exploration beyond low Earth orbit and a key element of NASA's Constellation Program to explore the moon, Mars and beyond) viewed Dec. 19, 2017 (describes a planned test in April 2019 of a 22,000 pound Orion test vehicle)
Wikipedia, 20 Aug. 2009 (Orion Crew Exploration Vehicle was the conceptual component of the Vision for Space Exploration that later became known as the Orion spacecraft) viewed Dec. 19, 2017 (The Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle (Orion MPCV) is an American spacecraft intended to carry a crew of four[4] astronauts to destinations at or beyond low Earth orbit (LEO). Currently under development by NASA for launch on the Space Launch System)
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