Orion on Ares Rocket will be the vehicle for lunar and Mars returns.
On June 13 NASA and ATK performed an igniter test of the Orion Launch Abort System (LAS).
The video only shows the first stage burning. The second stage is liquid fueled.
America will send humans to the moon on NASA’s Orion crew exploration vehicle. The first flights will be early in the next decade.
Orion is part of the Constellation Program to send human explorers to the moon, to Mars and more planets in the solar system. Orion will be able to carry crew and cargo to a space station. It will rendezvous with a lunar landing module. In an Earth orbit Mars-bound vehicles will be assembled.
The Project will cost billions US Dollars over twenty years – so the tax is finding its way to space…
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