HOUSTON – The instrumented Orion capsule assigned to Exploration Flight Test-1 was hoisted atop its Delta 4 Heavy launch vehicle pre-positioned at Space Launch Complex 37 of Cape Canaveral on Nov. 12. The inaugural unpiloted orbital mission of the Orion spacecraft, developed by NASA and Lockheed Martin for future human deep space exploration, is slated for Dec. 4. The 72-ft.-high capsule assembly was lifted by crane 170 ft. atop the United Launch Alliance Delta 4 Heavy, which is ...


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