NASA Invites Media to View Orion Test Capsule and Recovery Hardware



Media are invited to see a test version of NASA's Orion spacecraft, as well as the hardware that will be used to recover the spacecraft on its return from space, at 9 a.m. PST Wednesday, Nov. 7, at Naval Base San Diego. Team members involved with recovery operations from NASA and the Department of Defense will be available to speak with media.

In preparation for Exploration Mission-1, NASA and the U.S. Navy will conduct testing at the end of October through early November to demonstrate recovery of the agency's Orion spacecraft from the Pacific Ocean following its first uncrewed flight on the Space Launch System rocket. This test is part of a series to demonstrate and evaluate the processes, procedures, and hardware used in recovery operations.

Media interested in attending must contact Naval Base San Diego Public Affairs at nbsd.pao@navy.mil or 619-556-7359 by 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5. All media must arrive no later than 8 a.m. at Gate 6A, the commercial vehicle inspection gate, just south of the Main Gate off of Harbor Drive and 32nd Street.

Orion is America's exploration spacecraft designed to carry astronauts to deep space destinations, including the Moon and then on to Mars.

For more information about Exploration Ground Systems, visit:

www.nasa.gov/groundsystems

For more information about Orion, visit:

www.nasa.gov/orion

SOURCE NASA
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