News Archive / Tagged: EM-2
NASA studying option to fly Orion EM-1 on commercial rocketsDerek RichardsonMarch 14th, 2019
The head of NASA told senators the first SLS flight would again be delayed and the agency is “considering all options” to get the program back on track.
Antares not the only thing grounded by recent nor’easterJason RhianNovember 19th, 2018
The planned Nov. 15 flight of the NG-10 mission to the ISS was delayed two days while NASA waited for a powerful storm to pass. The mission wasn't the only thing held back by bad weather however.
Orion spacecraft hardware & safety procedures readied for Exploration Mission 1Jason RhianNovember 8th, 2018
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- Europe's contribution to NASA's Orion spacecraft has arrived in Florida. But that's not the only event relating to Orion that has taken place recently.
Orion parachutes complete series of tests in lead up to EM-1Jason RhianSeptember 13th, 2018
The last in a series of eight planned tests of NASA's Orion spacecraft was completed on Wednesday, Sept. 12 - paving the way for the first combined flight of Orion and the new super heavy-lift booster.
EM-1 could become Apollo 8 for the 21st centuryDerek RichardsonFebruary 24th, 2017
NASA is taking a hard look at having crew fly on the first integrated mission of the agency's Space Launch System (SLS) super-heavy-lift rocket and Orion spacecraft. At present, NASA is only undertaking a feasibility study, reviewing what risks would be incurred, what needs to be added to allow for this happen, and what potential benefits could be had.
Challenges for Orion and SLS: an interview with GAO director Cristina ChaplainTomasz NowakowskiDecember 22nd, 2014
The Government Accountability Office (GAO ) is the auditing, evaluation, and investigative arm of Congress, which exists to support Congress in meeting its constitutional responsibilities and to help improve the performance and accountability of the federal government. On Dec. 10 the Space Subcommittee of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee held a hearing on […]
NASA’s Asteroid Redirect Mission gains steam – if not an overarching programJason RhianDecember 21st, 2014
In April of 2010, President Barack Obama announced that NASA would take a new direction, part of that new path would include a crewed mission to an asteroid. This past week, NASA announced that it has made progress toward what that mission would actually look like. NASA’s Associate Administrator Robert Lightfoot spoke with members of the […]