NASA’s Orion Spacecraft Is Ready to Take Off

November 29, 2014 12:01 PM

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The Orion Spacecraft is the first of its kind built for personnel crew, meant to take humans farther than they have ever been before. Before the expedition that is scheduled for it in late 2018, the Space Launch System (SLS), NASA has made all the necessary preparations to its test ride.

Orion’s Flight Test Mission is to evaluate functional parameters in regards to launch off the surface and re-entry capabilities. Before it can securely be sent to explore our solar system and reach asteroids way outside our planet’s orbits, perhaps ultimately even Mars, it will have to be thoroughly...

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