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Orion Revealed

By Keith Cowing
August 22, 2006

Astronaut lets name of new spaceship slip, AP

“The name of the new vehicle that NASA hopes will take astronauts back to the moon was supposed to be hush-hush until next week. But apparently U.S. astronaut Jeff Williams, floating 220 miles above Earth at the international space station, didn’t get the memo. Williams let it slip today that the new vehicle’s name is Orion.”

NASA Names New Crew Exploration Vehicle Orion

“NASA announced Tuesday that its new crew exploration vehicle will be named Orion.”

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