Orion launch delay means we persevere

The first test flight of the Orion capsule had a number of environmental and technical issues that prevented its launch today.  First was a boat in the safety zone (someone thinking they had the perfect spot to watch the launch, no doubt.) Then it was high winds, then a fuel valve that didn’t close as […]

Orion test launch is tomorrow 3

Tomorrow is a huge milestone event for NASA, Lockheed Martin, everyone involved with the Orion space vehicle, and every rocket science fan.  At 7:05AM Eastern time it will have a test launch from a pad in Florida.  You can watch the live stream event (along with me) here: http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/nasatv/#.VH9Fy0hSa8F They have already activated the live […]