PICTURE: Two Orion’s going to a NEO

by | Aug 12, 2009 | Seradata News | 5 comments

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credit Lockheed Martin / caption: when one Orion crew exploration vehicle is simply not enough

Lockheed Martin is proposing alternate uses for the Orion crew exploration vehicle (CEV) it is developing for NASA’s Constellation programme

The image above shows two Orion’s docked together for a near Earth object mission. Other alternate uses were given in a presentation by Lockheed’s Brian Duffy at the AIAA 45th Joint Propulsion Conference in Denver, Colorado last week

Just as soon as Hyperbola gets the presentation it will post more

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