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Lockheed Martin ships out first Orion spacecraft

Submit on Thursday, February 10th, 2011 22:56

The Lockheed Martin Orion team shipped out the first Orion crew module spacecraft structure from NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans, Louisiana. The spacecraft is headed to Lockheed Martin’s Denver, Colorado, facilities where it will undergo a series of rigorous tests to confirm Orion’s ability to safely fly astronauts through all the harsh environments of deep space exploration missions.Other Posts:Northrop Grumman demonstrates methane rocket engineEurope Approves Apax Acquisition Of Telenor SatelliteTwo new launch contracts for ArianespaceGeomagnetic storm expectediDirect Technologies offers spread spectrum-enabled COTM solutionSerbia Broadband takes capacity on Eutelsat W2Multi Satellite Dish – The Best Way To Watch Your Favorite TV Shows On Two Or More TV SetsNASA delays next Mars lander until 2011

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