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NASA and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) have finalized a contract for the production and operations of six Orion spacecraft missions and the ability to order up to 12 in total.

The goal of humans again walking on the Moon is one giant leap closer. Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has completed building the capsule for NASA's Orion spacecraft.

Lockheed Martin recently tested a critical event on NASA's Orion spaceship - the jettison of the forward bay cover on the program's structural test article.

Aerojet Rocketdyne successfully tested its third development jettison motor for NASA's Orion spacecraft at its facility in Rancho Cordova, California.

Airbus Defence and Space has developed and delivered the qualification model of the solar array for the European Service Module (ESM) of the Orion crewed spacecraft. During a deployment test today at NASA's Plum Brook Station facility in Sandusky, Ohio (USA), the model came through the test with flying colours.

NASA's Orion spacecraft is built to take humans farther into space than they've ever gone before.

The Lockheed Martin and NASA Orion team has secured the 2,700 lb. Exploration Mission-1 (EM-1) Orion crew module into its structural assembly tool, also known as the birdcage.

Orion EFT-1 Crew Module Arrives in Colorado

The Orion crew module flown 3,600 miles into space during Exploration Flight Test-1 has arrived to the Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company headquarters in Littleton, Colorado.

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV Heavy rocket carrying NASA's Orion spacecraft for Lockheed Martin successfully launched from Space Launch Complex-37 at 7:05 a.m. EST today.

On 30 September United Launch Alliance (ULA) rolled the Delta IV Heavy rocket from its processing facility to Space Launch Complex 37 in advance of the Dec. 4 Exploration Flight Test (EFT-1) for NASA's Orion spacecraft.

Testing of the Orion spacecraft's avionics system has concluded at the Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] Operations & Checkout facility at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

The three massive panels protecting a test version of NASA's Orion multipurpose crew vehicle successfully fell away from the spacecraft Wednesday in a test of a system that will protect Orion during its first trip to space next year.

Kennedy Space Center Robert Cabana led a group of NASA representatives to brief the media on the progress of the Orion spacecraft. Orion could take astronauts on a sample collection mission to an asteroid as early as 2021.

ATK successfully delivered a launch abort motor to Kennedy Space Center, Fla., for Exploration Flight Test (EFT-1) of NASA's Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle, scheduled to fly next year.

NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) will hold a news briefing at 10:30 a.m. CST on Wednesday, Jan. 16, to discuss the details of a recent agreement for ESA to provide a service module for the Orion spacecraft's Exploration Mission-1 in 2017. NASA Television will carry the briefing live from the agency's Johnson Space Center in Houston.

NASA Dumps iLIDS Docking System

Obviously, this is a disappointing outcome. But while iLIDS may not have been the right solution for the ISS Program, the technology that has been developed for this program remains very impressive and the work that everyone has done to bring it this far has been outstanding.

NASA Tuesday successfully completed another parachute test of its Orion spacecraft high above the skies of the U.S. Yuma Army Proving Ground in southwestern Arizona. The test examined the maximum pressure Orion's parachutes might face when returning from exploration missions.

After arriving from NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans, the first space-bound Orion capsule was moved into a high bay at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The occasion was marked by remarks from several NASA officials including Deputy Administrator Lori Garver and KSC Center Director Robert Cabana among others. NASA officials answered questions about the Orion spacecraft in a live television broadcast from followers of NASA's social media accounts.

Orion Arrives At Kennedy

More than 450 guests at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida welcomed the arrival of the agency's first space-bound Orion spacecraft Monday, marking a major milestone in the construction of the vehicle that will carry astronauts farther into space than ever before.

Readying Orion for Flight

The NASA team at the Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans has completed the final weld on the first space-bound Orion capsule. The Exploration Flight Test 1 (EFT-1) Orion will be shipped to the Kennedy Space Center for final assembly and checkout operations.

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