(AP)—NASA's new Orion spacecraft zoomed toward a high point of 3,600 miles (5,800 kilometers) on an orbital test flight Friday, ushering in a new era of exploration that could one day put people on Mars.
With the imminent debut of its Orion spacecraft, NASA is on a high not felt since the space shuttle days.
Boeing announced Wednesday that it completed the first test flight with "green diesel," which offers potential for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in aviation.
NASA has a new state-of-the-art space capsule on the launch pad and a new high-tech countdown clock to go with it.
America embarks on a long-lasting trip to Mars this Thursday. Orion's maiden flight, Exploration Flight Test-1 (EFT-1), slated to test spacecraft's crucial systems is a critical first step on our journey to destinations beyond ...
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NASA's new Orion spacecraft is now at the launch pad for next month's test flight.
With memories still fresh of two commercial space flight accidents in the past 10 days, NASA is readying its first test flight of the Orion spacecraft that could one day carry humans to Mars.