Friday, December 5, 2014

ORION- NASA IS BACK IN SPACE BUSINESS


Missed the launch of ‪#‎Orion‬? Want to see it again? Watch it here: http://bit.ly/1wDOT2c [video
Beautiful launch for #Orion! We have taken the first step on the journey to Mars.
NASA’s Orion spacecraft launched successfully atop a United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket Dec. 5 at 7:05 a.m. EST from Space Launch Complex 37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Orion’s Exploration Flight Test-1, is the first flight test for NASA’s new deep space capsule and is a critical step on NASA's journey to Mars. The 4.5 hour flight is scheduled to conclude with the splashdown of Orion in the Pacific Ocean