Warship delivers Orion to San Diego

December 9, 2014 4:31 AM

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A spacecraft that may someday carry humans into deep space was delivered to Naval Base San Diego Monday by the warship that retrieved the little capsule last week after it parachuted into the ocean off Baja California.

The Orion spacecraft arrived in San Diego inside the cavernous well deck of the amphibious warship Anchorage, which retrieved the 11-foot long capsule in modest seas on Friday, 600 miles southwest of San Diego.

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