Orion

CAPE CANAVERAL, FL - DECEMBER 05:  The United Launch Alliance Delta 4 rocket carrying NASA's first Orion deep space exploration craft takes off from its launchpad on December 5, 2014 in Cape Canaveral, Florida.  The heavy-lift rocket will boost the unmanned Orion capsule to an altitude of 3,600 miles, and returning for a splashdown west of Baja California after a four and half hour flight.  .  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Dawn Of Orion: NASA Launch Opens New Era In Space

NASA’s new Orion spacecraft zoomed toward a high point of 3,600 miles on an orbital test flight Friday, ushering in a new era of exploration that could one day put people on Mars.

12/05/2014

A full-size mockup of the Orion crew exploration vehicle is displayed by NASA on the National Mall March 30, 2009 in Washington, DC.

NASA, Europeans Uniting To Send Spaceship To Moon

NASA is teaming up with the European Space Agency to get astronauts beyond Earth’s orbit.

01/16/2013

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