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 Orion spacecraft passes most complex parachute test

The US space agency, NASA, has successfully completed the most complex and flight-like test of the Orion spacecraft`s parachute system on Wednesday.

‘Orion’ deep space vehicle on time for 2014 test: NASA

The first test mission of a new deep space capsule that could one day take humans to Mars is on track for September 2014, the US space agency said Tuesday.

NASA`s 1st-ever deep space craft Orion comes to life

NASA`s first-ever deep space craft, Orion, has been powered on for the first time.

NASA feels pinch of US government shutdown: ex-official

The nearly two-week-long US government shutdown has had a marked effect on NASA as most of its employees were laid off and many programmes and experiments halted, a former NASA official said.

NASA releases new imagery of asteroid mission

NASA has released new photos and video animations depicting the agency`s planned mission to find, capture, redirect, and study a near-Earth asteroid.

NASA Orion spacecraft passes significant design milestone

NASA’s Orion spacecraft has passed a significant design milestone by completing the Orion Project’s preliminary design review (PDR), and thus taking a major step toward building the next crew exploration vehicle.