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Saturday, October 15, 2011

An illustration depicting Orion's Crew & Service Modules, as well as its Launch Abort System.
NASA

IMAGES OF THE DAY... At the Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans, Louisiana, construction continues on the very first Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle (MPCV) that will soar into space two years from now. Known as Exploration Flight Test 1, the MPCV demonstration will be launched into Earth orbit onboard a Delta IV rocket in late 2013.

Construction continues on the Orion spacecraft that will launch on Exploration Flight Test 1 in late 2013.
NASA

Below is a music video chronicling the progress made on the Orion spacecraft over the last few years.

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