NASA Astronauts Join Orion Water Egress Testing

Credit: NASA
HOUSTON—NASA astronauts joined assessments of splashdown egress strategies for the Orion crew exploration capsule in open water for the first time last week in Galveston Bay off the Texas coast. During the tests they unstrapped themselves, crawled from their seats, opened a side or top hatch and...
Mark Carreau

Mark is based in Houston, where he has written on aerospace for more than 25 years. While at the Houston Chronicle, he was recognized by the Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation in 2006 for his professional contributions to the public understanding of America's space program through news reporting.

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