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Orion Launch from UCS-3

2014-12-05

NASA

NASA

A Delta IV Heavy rocket soars after liftoff from Space Launch Complex 37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida carrying NASA's Orion spacecraft on an unpiloted flight test to Earth orbit. Liftoff was at 7:05 a.m. EST. During the two-orbit, four-and-a-half hour mission, engineers will evaluate the systems critical to crew safety, the launch abort system, the heat shield and the parachute system.

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  • Title: Orion Launch from UCS-3
  • Date Created: 2014-12-05
  • Location: CX-37, Cape Canaveral Air Force
  • Rights: KSC
  • Album: cbabir

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