Orion test sets stage for ESA service module 05 December 2014
Orion test sets stage for ESA service module 05 December 2014 Today’s flight and splashdown of NASA’s first Orion spacecraft paves the way for future human exploration beyond low orbit powered by ESA’s European Service Module.
European Orion milestone leads to detailed design23 May 2014 ESA is a step closer to building the future of human spaceflight and exploration in Europe by completing the preliminary design review of Europe’s Service Module for NASA’s Orion vehicle to send astronauts beyond low orbit.
Orion milestone set for May 22 November 2013
Orion milestone set for May 22 November 2013 A milestone in developing Europe’s contribution to NASA’s Orion crew vehicle, expected to take human crews beyond Earth orbit later this decade, has been set for next May. The period until then will allow for an indepth design analysis for the propose...
ESA workhorse to power NASA’s Orion spacecraft16 January 2013
ESA workhorse to power NASA’s Orion spacecraft16 January 2013 ESA agreed with NASA today to contribute a driving force to the Orion spacecraft planned for launch in 2017. Ultimately, Orion will carry astronauts further into space than ever before using a module based on Europe’s Automated Transfer Vehicle techno...