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The state-of-the-art heat shield, measuring roughly 16 feet in diameter, which will protect astronauts upon re-entry on the second mission of Artemis, arrived this week at Kennedy Space Center in Florida for assembly and integration with the Orion crew module.

NASA successfully demonstrated Tuesday the Orion spacecraft's launch abort system can outrun a speeding rocket and pull astronauts to safety during an emergency during launch.

Orion's service module for NASA's Artemis 1 mission was moved from a test stand to a test cell inside the Operations and Checkout Building at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida on May 22, 2019.

Orion Service Module Arrives

The powerhouse that will help NASA's Orion spacecraft venture beyond the Moon is stateside.

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