NASA prepares Orion capsule for debut deep-space test flight
NASA prepares Orion capsule for debut deep-space test flight

A NASA spacecraft designed to one day fly astronauts to Mars rolled out of its processing hangar at the US space agency`s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Thursday to be prepared for a debut test flight in December.

NASA, US Navy complete recovery tests for Orion spacecraft

NASA and the US Navy have completed the second round of practice recoveries of the Orion spacecraft, which is designed to take humans to the Moon, asteroids and eventually to Mars.

NASA`s Mars spacecraft gears up for maiden test flight

With just six months until its first scheduled trip to space in December this year, engineers at NASA`s Kennedy Space Center have begun the final assembly of Orion spacecraft that could take man to Mars.

Robots pave the way for human landing on Mars

With NASA rovers Curiosity and Opportunity relaying loads of information about the Red Planet, NASA is inching closer to a manned mission to Mars.

NASA’s Orion ‘moon’ craft unveiled

US aerospace firm Lockheed Martin on Tuesday unveiled a test version of a NASA shuttle that will allow astronauts to fly to and from the International Space station.