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NASA: Testing NASA's Next Deep Space Vehicle

Discussion in 'Tech, Science, and Space' started by Robby, Jul 27, 2011.

  1. Robby

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    "5...4...3...2...1...release." With that countdown, the Apollo-like test article that is a base model for the agency's future Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle, took flight swinging across the sky -- nearing 50 mph (80.5 kph) -- at NASA Langley's Landing and Impact Research Facility. Image Credit: NASA/Sean Smith (More at NASA Picture Of The Day)
     

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