Orion is back home

December 19, 2014 2:31 AM

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Completing a 2,700-mile journey across the United States, America’s inaugural Orion spaceship arrived back home at the Kennedy Space Center on Thursday, just under two weeks after its trial by fire.

Orion, tucked in a shipping container, made the trek back to Florida from Naval Base San Diego in California, where the capsule was brought ashore from its Pacific splashdown.

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