Orion Capsule photo

<a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORGOV000098" title="NASA" href="/topic/science/space/nasa-ORGOV000098.topic">NASA</a> along with members from 920th Rescue Wing,Patrick Air Force Base conducted a sea worthiness test Wednesday, April 8, 2009 of a full-size mockup of the <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="EVHST0000220" title="Orion Space Mission" href="/topic/science/space/orion-space-mission-EVHST0000220.topic">Orion</a> Crew capsule at <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100100402030000" title="Port Canaveral" href="/topic/business/transportation-industry/waterway-maritime-transportation-industry/port-canaveral-PLGEO100100402030000.topic">Port Canaveral</a> The Orion capsule will become America's primary vehicle for human space exploration, replacing the space shuttle after it is retired in 2010. The capsule is part of the <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORGOV0000166" title="Constellation Program" href="/topic/science/space/constellation-program-ORGOV0000166.topic">Constellation program</a> which plans to send astronauts back to the moon and Mars.
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( Red Huber, Orlando Sentinel / April 8, 2009 )

NASA along with members from 920th Rescue Wing,Patrick Air Force Base conducted a sea worthiness test Wednesday, April 8, 2009 of a full-size mockup of the Orion Crew capsule at Port Canaveral The Orion capsule will become America's primary vehicle for human space exploration, replacing the space shuttle after it is retired in 2010. The capsule is part of the Constellation program which plans to send astronauts back to the moon and Mars.

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