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…
Development of the et and its Earth departure stage was led by NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center. NASA Ames Research Center was responsible for the Ares V integrated health management system supports in developing its Orion After the Shuttle We already mentioned that the Shuttle program would soon be over. In 2006, NASA announced the next manned spacecraft. The capsule-like craft will be called Orion. Moon to Mars: NASA's plans to enable human exploration of the Moon as preparation for human missions to Mars deeper into the solar system. Space Launch System | NASA NASA's Space Launch System will be safe, affordable, sustainable, to continue America's journey of discovery from the unique vantage point of space. Tags: space, launch, system, nasa, Das Space Launch System (engl. für „Weltraum-Startsystem“), kurz SLS, ist eine von der NASA geplante Trägerrakete zur bemannten Erforschung des Weltraums über einen niedrigen Erdorbit hinaus. Die Space-Shuttle-Feststoffraketen (englisch Solid et Booster, Abkürzung SRB) waren als Booster verantwortlich für den Hauptanteil des Schubs, um das Space Shuttle in den Weltraum zu befördern. L' Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle (MPCV) è un veicolo spaziale con equipaggio attualmente in fase di sviluppo da parte della NASA. Basato sul Crew Exploration Vehicle del programma Constellation, che sarebbe stato impiegato per il trasporto