The United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket, with NASA’s Orion spacecraft mounted atop, lifts off Friday morning from Cape Canaveral in Florida. Two University of Wyoming graduates played key roles in the Orion test flight. The spacecraft is designed to allow humans to journey to destinations they’ve never before visited, including an asteroid and Mars. (NASA photo)
December 9, 2014 — Two University of Wyoming graduates played key roles in last week’s successful NASA test flight of a spacecraft designed to eventually take humans to Mars.