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Orion: On Our Way to Mars Again?

Marco Cáceres | Posted 02.08.2015 | Science
Marco Cáceres

In the midst of a series of technical glitches that delayed the planned launch of the Orion capsule by a Delta IV rocket on Thursday, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden is reported to have told NBC News, "We're now on the way to Mars, and that's what's most important." Uh, no.

Orion: Hard to Get All Tingly Over NASA's New Capsule

Marco Cáceres | Posted 02.02.2015 | Science
Marco Cáceres

While the first launch of Orion (a program which has already been around for a decade) is an important step, NASA is nowhere close to having its own manned space system.

Rocket Carrying Top Secret Payload Launches

AP | Posted 04.04.2012 | Science

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- A rocket carrying a top-secret payload blasted off Tuesday from the California coast. The Delta IV rocket lifted...