Anchorage to Deliver Orion to San Diego

December 7, 2014 12:34 PM

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Anchorage to Deliver Orion to San Diego

On Friday, Orion completed unmanned first test flight around earth by splashing down in the Pacific Ocean. The spacecraft, which is meant to fly astronauts to Mars one day, was recovered by Anchorage, the amphibious warship, off the coast of Baja California.

On Sunday or early Monday, the ship will deliver the Orion spacecraft to San Diego. NASA has invited the media to see the spacecraft on Monday at Naval Base San Diego, the homeport of Anchorage. The viewing on Monday will not be open for public.

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