Orion Crew Module Poised For Artemis I Integration

Artemis III heat-shield skin
The heat-shield skin for Artemis III, pictured after autoclave curing in Lockheed Martin’s facility in Sunnyvale, California, will be completed by adding interior titanium stiffeners and ablative Avcoat blocks to the exterior.
Credit: Lockheed Martin
If all goes to according to plan, NASA’s Orion spacecraft will be moving to the vast Vehicle Assembly Building at Kennedy Space Center as early as mid-September in preparation for completion of NASA’s first—and much-anticipated—Space Launch System rocket. While it remains unclear if the vehicle can...

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