Test version of Orion capsule recovered in the Pacific Ocean by the US Navy.
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The USS John P. Murtha recovered the test version of the Orion capsule at sunset in the Pacific Ocean.
Technicians at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida recently finished meticulously applying more than 180 blocks of ablative material to the heat shield for the
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Orion with the largest heat shield ever constructed, attached to the bottom of the capsule by engineers during assembly work inside the Operations and Checkout