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Completes Key Milestone for Orion Spacecraft

Spacesuit engineers demonstrate how four crew members would be arranged for launch inside the Orion spacecraft, using a mockup of the vehicle at Johnson Space Center. Credits: NASA/Robert Markowitz

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Preparing the Vehicle Assembly Building for NASA's Next Rocket

A view from below in High Bay 3 inside the Vehicle Assembly Building at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center shows three work platforms installed for NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket. The platforms will surround and provide access to the SLS rocket and Orion spacecraft for Exploration Mission 1.

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Stormy Seas in Sagittarius

Some of the most breathtaking views in the Universe are created by nebulae — hot, glowing clouds of gas. This new NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image shows the center of the Lagoon Nebula, an object with a deceptively tranquil name, in the constellation of Sagittarius. The region is filled with intense winds from hot stars, churning funnels of gas, and energetic star formation, all embedded within an intricate haze of gas and pitch-dark dust. Image Credit: NASA, ESA, J. Trauger (Jet…

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Orion Service Module Stacking Assembly Secured For Flight

Orion service module secured to platform with open front of Super Guppy aircraft at left