NASA’s Lockheed Martin-built EFT-1 Orion test capsule is scheduled to begin vibration testing at Kennedy Space Center this week, followed by heat shield installation in May after successful verifications of power and command path routing throughout the spacecraft’s avionics. The future human deep-space capsule is tentatively scheduled for its first unpiloted launch in December. EFT-1, launched atop a Delta IV heavy from Cape Canaveral, will take the capsule around the Earth twice ...
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