NASA’s Orion capsule is one way to becoming a flight-worthy spacecraft. Photo Credit: Jason Rhian


The buffet model of the SLS. Photo Credit: NASA


NASA Ends the Year With Progress on SLS and Orion

By Amy Teitel

NASA’s had some trials and triumphs lately developing its next generation spaceflight system. In the last month, an Orion spacecraft cracked during pressure testing and a Space Launch System (SLS) rocket flew supersonically—at least, a model managed a simulated supersonic flight in a wind tunnel. Overall, it’s progress all around.

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