Airbus Begins Orion Service Module Assembly in Germany

Credit: Orion concept: NASA

PARIS—A European service module destined to fly on NASA’s Orion multipurpose crew vehicle in 2018 is starting to take shape at Airbus Defense and Space in Bremen, Germany, where assembly of the propulsion and life-support module is now underway. Managed by the European Space Agency (ESA) and led by...

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