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Exploration Flight Test-1 Overview

NASA is committed to human spaceflight beyond low-Earth orbit (LEO) and the continued development of the Orion spacecraft. Orion will launch on Exploration Flight Test-1, an uncrewed mission planned for 2014. This test will see Orion travel farther into space than any human spacecraft has gone in more than 40 years. Learn more about EFT-1 […]

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Orion Spacecraft Fact Sheet

Orion is America’s next generation spacecraft that will take astronauts to exciting destinations never explored by humans. It will serve as the exploration vehicle that will carry the crew to distant planetary bodies, provide emergency abort capability, sustain the crew during space travel, and provide safe re-entry from deep space. The fact sheet is located […]

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