Orion

NASA Successfully Tests Engine For Future Mars Mission

Posted in Science on 14th Aug, 2015
by Alex Muller

NASA completed one of the last tests of an engine that will help to propel its Orion crew capsule on future deep-space missions

2014: It's been a busy year in space

Posted in Featured, Science on 26th Dec, 2014
by Alex Muller

In a mixture of triumph and tragedy, space exploration reached new horizons, tested new technologies, and pushed the limits of possibility.

Orion is a Triumph. Let's Not Waste It

Posted in Science on 7th Dec, 2014
by Alex Muller

The current plan is to lasso a small asteroid with a robotic ship and put it in orbit around the moon.

Orion 'Mars ship' launch postponed

Posted in Science on 5th Dec, 2014
by Alex Muller

The first test flight of the US space agency's Orion "Mars ship" has been postponed, amid technical issues.

Orion splashes down

Posted in Science on 5th Dec, 2014
by Alex Muller

Another chapter in the history of spaceflight was written today as the EFT-1 mission ended with the splashdown of the Orion capsule off the coast of California.