• Orion Spacecraft

    Technicians prepare to fit a special fixture around an Orion capsule inside the high bay of the Operations & Checkout Building at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The fixture is designed to enable precise pre-launch processing of the Orion spacecraft. Orion will be the most advanced spacecraft ever designed and carry astronauts farther into space than ever before. It will sustain astronauts during space travel and provide safe re-entry from deep space and emergency abort capability. Orion will be launched by NASA's Space Launch System (SLS), a heavy-lift rocket that will provide an entirely new capability for human exploration beyond low Earth orbit. Designed to be flexible for launching spacecraft for crew and cargo missions, SLS will enable new missions of exploration and expand human presence across the solar system. Image Credit: NASA

    More...
  • Latest Articles

    Inside KSC News Feeds

    Unusual Red Arcs Spotted on Icy Saturn Moon

    http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/images/cassini/20150729/pia19637-226.jpg

    Unexplained arc-shaped, reddish streaks are visible on the surface of Saturn's icy moon Tethys in new, enhanced-color images from...

    Inside KSC News Feeds 07-29-2015, 07:28 PM Go to last post
    Inside KSC News Feeds

    NASA Mars Orbiter Preparing for Mars Lander's 2016 Arrival

    http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/images/mro/20081126/mro-concept-226.jpg

    NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter will fire thrusters on Wednesday for a maneuver to get into position for the 2016 arrival of...

    Inside KSC News Feeds 07-29-2015, 12:08 PM Go to last post
    Inside KSC News Feeds

    New Names and Insights at Ceres

    http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/images/dawn/20150728/PIA19606-226.jpg

    Colorful new maps of Ceres, based on NASA's Dawn spacecraft data, showcase a diverse topography, with dramatic height differences...

    Inside KSC News Feeds 07-28-2015, 11:09 AM Go to last post
    Inside KSC News Feeds

    Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex Invites Guests to 'Fly With An Astronaut' July 29 – Aug. 2, Aug. 5-9

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (July 24, 2015) — KENNEDY SPACE CENTER –Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is offering a special, limited-time, limited-capacity program called “Fly With An...

    Inside KSC News Feeds 07-27-2015, 11:42 AM Go to last post
  • Amazon.com Product Search