Moving Closer to Orion's First Flight

Orion Spacecraft, Rocket Move Closer to First Flight, NASA

"NASA's new Orion spacecraft and the Delta IV Heavy rocket that will carry it into space are at their penultimate stops in Florida on their path to a December flight test."

ULA Moves Delta IV Heavy to Launch Pad for Orion's Exploration Flight Test, ULA

"On 30 September United Launch Alliance (ULA) rolled the Delta IV Heavy rocket from its processing facility to Space Launch Complex 37 in advance of the Dec. 4 Exploration Flight Test (EFT-1) for NASA's Orion spacecraft."

Orion Spacecraft Transfers to Launch Abort System Facility, Lockheed Martin

"NASA and Lockheed Martin have finished fueling the Orion spacecraft with ammonia, hydrazine and high pressure helium at Kennedy Space Center's Payload Hazardous Servicing Facility. Orion has now been moved to the Launch Abort System Facility for integration with the launch abort system (LAS)."

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