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Video: Orion’s First Mission

By Keith Cowing
Press Release
October 9, 2014
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Video: Orion’s First Mission
Orion Reentry

NASA’s newest spacecraft, Orion, will be launching into space for the first time in December 2014, on a flight that will take it farther than any spacecraft built to carry humans has gone in more than 40 years and through temperatures twice as hot as molten lava to put its critical systems to the test.

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