NASA’s Orion Successfully Completes Final Major Flight Test

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The crew capsule and its launch abort safety system lifted off on time from Cape Canaveral. (Credit: NASA)

On Tuesday morning at 7am EDT, NASA successfully completed the final major flight test for their Orion crew capsule. This is the new craft NASA will use to transport humans to the Moon and Mars as a new age of space exploration begins.

The Artemis Moon mission is slated to begin next year with an uncrewed flight to the Moon. With this final flight test cleared, that should be the ne

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