Orion

Europe signs on to NASA's manned Orion venture

Posted in Science on 18th Nov, 2014
by Alex Muller

The European Space Agency and Airbus have signed a contract that will see the aerospace giant build the "back end" of America's new manned spaceship.

NASA and Lockheed Martin Say That the Orion Spacecraft is Complete

Posted in Hardware on 3rd Nov, 2014
by Alex Muller

NASA and Lockheed Martin have completed final assembly and testing of the Orion spacecraft.

NASA seeks proposals for deep space missions

Posted in Science on 1st Nov, 2014
by Alex Muller

The proposals are designed to support NASA's deep space missions, such as that which Orion will carry out.

NASA's deep-space craft readying for launch

Posted in Hardware on 28th Jun, 2014
by Alex Muller

Three long years after the Space Shuttle's retirement, NASA's successor is almost ready to make an entrance.

NASA scientists look ahead to Orion's maiden flight

Posted in Science on 22nd Jun, 2014
by Alex Muller

With the launch date of the Orion next-generation spacecraft approaching fast, NASA scientists have set out what they hope to learn from its maiden launch.