Next Orion crew capsule powers up for the first time
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Artist's concept of the Orion spacecraft

Lockheed Martin and NASA recently fired up the power systems on the latest Orion crew module. The second Orion capsule slated for spaceflight and the first to be man-rated, this initial power-up at the Neil Armstrong Operations and Checkout Facility at the Kennedy Space Center, Florida marks the first time that the spacecraft’s vehicle management computers and the power and data units were installed and brought online.

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