Orion Spacecraft

NASA Evaluates How Crew Will Exit Orion Spacecraft

When astronauts return to Earth from destinations beyond the moon in NASA’s Orion spacecraft and splashdown in the Pacific Ocean, they’ll still need …

NASA

Astronauts Test Orion Spacecraft Exit Methods in the Gulf of Mexico (Photos)

If NASA wants to safely send astronauts on missions into deep space in the new Orion space capsule, the space agency must first tackle some critical …

Exploration

NASA responds to VP Mike Pence ignoring 'don't touch' sign

NASA has a message for Vice President Mike Pence: It's all good.<p>Pence created a social media uproar today when a photo taken during a tour of Kennedy …

NASA

This Is The NASA Part Mike Pence Touched That He Wasn't Supposed To

Yesterday, the big joke involved a picture of U.S. Vice President Mike Pence at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, full-palm touching an Orion spacecraft …

Mike Pence

Mike Pence says he touched NASA equipment on a dare

During a visit to the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, US Vice President Mike Pence caused a stir online when a photo was posted …

VP Mike Pence mocks his own NASA blunder

The US Vice President visited Cape Canaveral in Florida and could not resist touching what was labelled as "critical space flight hardware".<p>He …

UK News

Why NASA Says It's OK That VP Mike Pence Touched Orion Cover

It's A-OK that Vice President Mike Pence touched a piece of titanium equipment destined for outer space, despite a sign on it that stated, "Critical …

Weird

Ophiuchus: See the Celestial Snake Handler in the Night Sky Now

Now is a great time to see the constellation Ophiuchus, the Serpent Bearer, in the night sky.<p>Ophiuchus is a sort of summer counterpart of the famous …

Astronomy

SLS Core Stage Production Continues for Rocket’s First Flight

For the first SLS flight for deep space exploration with NASA’s Orion spacecraft, major structural manufacturing is complete on three parts: the …

Upcoming SpaceX launch will be first West Coast test of automated flight-termination system

An upcoming SpaceX launch will be the first West Coast test of an automated flight-termination system.The Autonomous Flight Safety System will be …

Exploration

This is what Orion's stars will look like in 450,000 years

Peer into the future with a video showing the movement of the stars in the Orion constellation over hundreds of thousands of years.<p>Orion the hunter is one of the most recognizable constellations in the night sky thanks to the three bright stars that make up its distinctive belt. But stars drift …

Astronomy

How to Make a Supernova With Lasers, Lavender-Tinted Glass, and a Carbon Rod

Check out some star destroyers at the Orion laser facility.<p>Supernovas, the explosive deaths of massive stars, are among the most spectacular events in the universe, and the progenitors of heavy elements that sustain life on Earth (and perhaps elsewhere too). Because these self-detonations are …

Engineering

NASA picks 12 new astronauts from crush of applicants

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA has chosen 12 new astronauts from its biggest pool of applicants ever.Vice President Mike Pence attended Wednesday’s …

NASA

Indian-American Among 12 New Astronauts Chosen By NASA From Over 18,000 Applicants

NASA has chosen 12 new astronauts, including an Indian-American, from a record number of over 18,000 applicants, who will be trained for missions …

NASA

NASA announces 12 new astronauts

Space agency received more than 18,300 applications<p>NASA has chosen 12 new astronauts from its biggest pool of applicants ever.<p>Vice President Mike …

NASA

NASA pushes back first Orion manned mission

Space watchers, adjust your calendars. NASA says that the next Orion mission won't carry astronauts after all. In February, the agency's Acting …

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NASA Will Not Fly Astronauts on the First SLS Launch

Exploration Mission-1 will be unmanned as originally planned.<p>Acting NASA Administrator Robert Lightfoot released a statement Friday, May 12, stating that NASA will not fly a crew on the first launch of the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket and Orion spacecraft. From the statement:<p>NASA appreciates …

Exploration

NASA drops idea of putting humans on first flight of new rocket

NASA has dropped the idea of putting astronauts aboard the first integrated flight of the Space Launch System rocket and Orion spacecraft — …

NASA

NASA delays deep-space Orion test to 2019 due to costs

The first test flight of NASA's Orion capsule, designed to one day carry people to Mars, has been delayed until 2019 at the earliest due to high …

NASA

NASA Affirms Plan for First Mission of SLS, Orion

NASA Affirms Plan for First Mission of SLS, Orion<p>http://www.nasa.gov/feature/nasa-affirms-plan-for-first-mission-of-sls-orion<p>NASA<p>article

NASA pays the price of being subjected to a massive, expensive rocket

The agency is now likely to be at least three years late in delivering its new booster.<p>After Donald Trump moved into the White House in January, his …

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NASA nixes plan to put astronauts on the 1st mission of its mega-rocket

Well, that was fun, er, nerve-wracking while it lasted.<p>After months of study, NASA has decided that it won't try to send astronauts to space aboard the first flight of its huge Space Launch System (SLS) rocket, designed to eventually bring people and payloads to destinations like Mars or the …

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Orion Engineered Carbons 2017 Q1 - Results - Earnings Call Slides

The following slide deck was published by Orion Engineered Carbons in conjunction with their 2017 Q1 earnings call.<p>116<p>Click to enlarge

Earnings Call

Orion Engineered Carbons EPS in-line, beats on revenue

Orion Engineered Carbons (NYSE:OEC): Q1 EPS of €0.36 in-line.<p>Revenue of €304.3M (+23.5% Y/Y) beats by €39.4M.<p>Press Release<p>Now read: <b>Green Plains Inc.</b> …

Revenue

Orion Group EPS in-line, beats on revenue

Orion Group (NYSE:ORN): Q1 EPS of -$0.07 in-line.<p>Revenue of $138.76M (+7.1% Y/Y) beats by $12.1M.<p>Press Release<p>Now read: <b>Summer Infant reports Q1</b> …

Revenue

NASA Plans to Delay First SLS/Orion Mission to 2019

WASHINGTON — NASA now expects the first launch of the Space Launch System to slip to 2019, regardless of any decision to put a crew on that mission, …

NASA

Orion Energy Systems: Sales Slowdown

In March, we recommended a buy on Orion Energy Systems.<p>The company recently released financial data that showed a severe change in the revenue …

Business

The Abort Rocket Motor for NASA's Orion Spacecraft Just Aced a Big Test

Flanked by a forest view, a motor for the Orion spacecraft underwent a three-pronged fiery test ahead of being used for flights across the solar …

NASA

NASA Orion Spacecraft’s Abort System Motor Test-Fired | Video

The Orbital ATK attitude control motor will be used to steer the capsule out of harms way if there is an emergency.<p>NASA's Orion Space Capsule …

NASA

NASA pushes first launch of its Mars rocket to 2019

The Space Launch System (SLS), the heavy rocket NASA plans to send humans to Mars with, won't get its first launch until 2019. Tech problems have delayed the project years later than Congress' originally estimated it would debut, but space agency officials have confirmed that the big lifter's …

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