Orion Spacecraft

hands-on with the Orion neomatik 39 340

The NOMOS Orion Neomatik 39 was released a short while ago as part of the brand’s larger At Work series. Today I had the reference 340 in our …


R74.1m write-off knocks earnings

PRETORIA - Listed Orion Real Estate, whose earnings have been dented by the write-off of a property in Elma Park in Edenvale, expects to report a …


NASA Speeds Up Testing of Critical Orion Astronaut-Escape System

A key safety system on NASA's Orion spacecraft — one that could save lives during launch — will undergo a major test sooner than expected, the agency …


Space Launch System: First launch of Nasa's most powerful rocket could be shifted to 2020

The massive rocket will be used for Nasa's missions to the Moon and beyond.<p>The first launch of Nasa's Space Launch System (SLS) – the space agency's …


Congressional confidence in NASA is ebbing, senior lawmaker says | Ars Technica

"It is very disappointing to hear about delays caused by poor execution."<p>The US Congress championed the creation of NASA's Space Launch System rocket …


What the First Launch of NASA's Mammoth SLS Might Look Like

The rocket that could take us to Mars, eventually.


NASA's Orion Spacecraft, which will take humans to Mars, will first travel to the moon in 2019

NASA is planning to take humans back to the Moon—something that has not been done since 1972. The new Orion spacecraft was built to explore the moon, …


Orion Engineered Carbons 2017 Q3 - Results - Earnings Call Slides

The following slide deck was published by Orion Engineered Carbons in conjunction with their 2017 Q3 earnings call.<p>117<p>Click to enlarge


JSE suspends Orion Real Estate shares

JOHANNESBURG - Trading in the shares of Orion Real Estate on the JSE was suspended with immediate effect by the bourse yesterday because of the …


Book Your Last-Minute Boarding Pass to Mars

NASA wants to send your name to the red planet.

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NASA chooses not to tell Congress how much deep space missions cost | Ars Technica

The key question now is: Does Congress care?<p>This week, the US Government Accountability Office reported on progress the space agency is making to …


BRIEF-Revival Gold announces strategic relationship with Orion Mine Finance

Oct 20 (Reuters) - Revival Gold Inc RVG.V<p>* Revival Gold Inc closes $9 million private placement and announces strategic relationship with Orion Mine …


Work Progresses on Orion Powerhouse for Crewed Mission

Work is already beginning on the service module that will power, propel, cool and provide air and water for the first crewed mission in the Orion …

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NASA offers another opportunity for people to send name on spacecraft to Mars

NASA is offering another chance for people to send their name to Mars aboard a spacecraft expected to land on the Red Planet in 2018.<p>The U.S. space …


NASA is allowing you to send your name to Mars on a microchip on board the InSight mission

Watch Full Video<p>In 2015, <b>NASA</b> reached out to the general public to participate in its <b>InSight mission to Mars</b> by inviting people to submit their names …


Another Chance to Put Your Name on Mars

When it lands on Mars in November of 2018, NASA's InSight lander will be carrying several science instruments -- along with hundreds of thousands of …

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Lockheed Martin unveils a re-usable water-powered lander to ferry humans to Mars

Orbiting space station would allow astronauts carry out explorations of the Red Planet.<p>This year's International Astronautics Congress in Adelaide …


The US And Russia Agree To Build A Moon-Orbiting Space Station Together

The US and Russia are going to team up for a space station near the Moon that will provide a starting point for future deep space exploration.<p>NASA and Roscosmos, the respective space agencies, said they had signed an agreement on the “deep space gateway”, which for now is still in the planning …


Orion Krause sang quietly after allegedly killing mother, grandparents; told police 'I freed them'

The 22-year-old man accused of using a baseball bat to kill his mother, grandparents and their home health aide was singing quietly when police found …


Australian metals firm Orion lists on the JSE

JOHANNESBURG - Australian base metals firm Orion Minerals, with an active exploration and development programme in South Africa, yesterday listed in …


Samsung has a $300 million fund aimed at smarter cars

Samsung is planning to get ahead in the connected car market with a new $300 million fund focused entirely on auto-related startups and technologies. The Samsung Automotive Innovation Fund has been earmarked for smart sensors, machine vision, artificial intelligence, safety solutions and more, and …


Orion Parachutes Measure Up in High Pressure Test

Orion’s three main orange and white parachutes help a representative model of the spacecraft descend through sky above Arizona, where NASA engineers …

Orion Labs raises $18.25 million for real-time translation assistant

Orion Labs today announced the closure of an $18.25 million funding round to expand the size of its sales team and continue development of its Onyx device and Orion platform for voice-powered bots. Developements include a new real-time translator, which currently focuses on conversations in English …


Acer showcases new powerhouse Orion 9000 desktop PC & curved 35-inch 1440p display

Acer today has taken the wraps off of the new Orion 9000 gaming desktop, as well as a new 35-inch 1440p monitor. The company made the announcements at IFA in Berlin, teasing a release before the end of 2017. Acer joins a variety of other company in its IFA announcements.<p>The Acer Predator Orion 9000 …


Acer put wheels on its latest gaming PC

Acer says the Predator Orion 9000 is its most powerful gaming PC yet<p>Today at IFA, Acer announced a bunch of computers, including some new additions to its gaming-focused Predator line. Their unveiling was the usual parade of water-cooled rigs, neon lighting, and pumped-up graphics cards, but there …


Wind Tunnel Test of Deep Space Rocket Calls For New Coat of Paint

NASA’s most advanced launch vehicle is undergoing a variety of testing before the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket will be used to launch astronauts …


NASA Just Finished Testing Its Mega-Rocket Engines: What's Next?

These engines will eventually blast astronauts toward Mars.<p>By on<p>Filed Under Life in Space, NASA & Space Travel<p>The future, straight to your …


Orion Engineered Carbons 2017 Q2 - Results - Earnings Call Slides

The following slide deck was published by Orion Engineered Carbons in conjunction with their 2017 Q2 earnings call.<p>117<p>Click to enlarge

Earnings Call

Getting NASA astronauts safely out of Orion

As Project Mercury astronaut Gus Grissom learned, NASA spaceflights are not over after splashdown. During his 1961 mission, he barely escaped when the hatch blew too soon and took the "Liberty Bell" capsule to the bottom of the sea. Ever since, NASA has taken splashdown exit procedures very …


Baby stars discovered in Orion Nebula Cluster

A new photograph displays their discovery, which wasn't expected when scientists pointed the new VLT Survey Telescope's OmegaCAM just below the belt …