First Orion European Service Module to be Delivered Next Week

Airbus Delivers First European Service Module for NASA's Orion Spacecraft, Airbus Defence and Space

"Airbus will deliver the first European Service Module (ESM) for NASA's Orion spacecraft from its aerospace site in Bremen, Germany on 5 November 2018."

"An Antonov cargo aircraft will fly the ESM to NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, USA. This is the result of four years of development and construction, and represents the achievement of a key milestone in the project. ESA selected Airbus as the prime contractor for the development and manufacturing of the first ESM in November 2014."

Note: Includes the video of the Orion ESM delivery ceremony from Bremen, Germany. (In German and English)

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