NASA evaluates how crew will exit Orion spacecraft

Washington DC (SPX) Jul 20, 2017 When astronauts return to Earth from destinations beyond the moon in NASA's Orion spacecraft and splashdown in the Pacific Ocean, they'll still need to safely get out of the spacecraft and back on dry land. Using the waters off the coast of Galveston, Texas, a NASA and Department of Defense team tested Orion exit procedures in a variety of scenarios July 10-14. During the crew egress testi

NASA evaluates how crew will exit Orion spacecraft

When astronauts return to Earth from destinations beyond the moon in NASA's Orion spacecraft and splashdown in the Pacific Ocean, they'll still need to safely get out of the spacecraft and back ...

Wed 19 Jul 17 from Phys.org

Mars mission astronauts rehearse water landings off Texas

NASA astronauts training for a possible mission to Mars have been practicing water maneuvers in a mock-up Orion space capsule in the Gulf of Mexico.

Fri 14 Jul 17 from Phys.org

NASA tests astronaut ocean exit process for Orion crew capsule

 NASA has a long and thorough safety certification process for any vessels hoping to transport astronauts to space and back – and its Orion crew capsule is no exception. The vehicle, ...

Mon 17 Jul 17 from TechCrunch

Astronauts Test Orion Spacecraft Exit Methods in the Gulf of Mexico (Photos)

If NASA wants to safely send astronauts on missions into deep space in the new Orion space capsule, the space agency must first tackle some critical safety tests while its astronauts bob around ...

Mon 17 Jul 17 from SPACE.com

Mars mission astronauts rehearse water landings off Texas

NASA astronauts training for a possible mission to Mars have been practicing water maneuvers in a mock-up Orion space capsule in the Gulf of Mexico.

Fri 14 Jul 17 from Daily Mail

In Gulf of Mexico, NASA Evaluates How Crew Will Exit Orion

Washington DC (SPX) Jul 20, 2017 When astronauts return to Earth from destinations beyond the moon in NASA's Orion spacecraft and splashdown in the Pacific Ocean, they'll still need to safely ...

Thu 20 Jul 17 from SpaceDaily

  • Pages: 1

Bookmark

Bookmark and Share