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Watch Live: NASA Drops an Orion Spacecraft Into a Giant Pool – Gizmodo Australia

NASA is getting ready to drop a 6,350 kg mock-up of the Orion spacecraft into a large pool in Virginia, the latest in a series of drop tests leading up to the eventual…

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NASA is getting ready to drop a 6,350 kg mock-up of the Orion spacecraft into a large pool in Virginia, the latest in a series of drop tests leading up to the eventual Artemis II lunar mission. The test is set for 1:45 p.m. ET and will be viewable live on the NASA TV (see stream below).
The drop of the mock-up crew module will take place at NASAs Hydro Impact Basin. The new series of tests began March 23 and is focused on finalising computer models for loads and structures prior to the planned…

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