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NASA’S Orion Spacecraft to Land in Oklahoma, Texas and Alabama

January 17, 2012 Leave a comment

A test version of NASA’s Orion spacecraft soon will make a cross-country journey, giving residents in three states the chance to see a full scale test version of the vehicle that will take humans into deep space.

The crew module will make stops during a trip from the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico to the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The planned stops include Jan. 23-25 at Science Museum Oklahoma in Oklahoma City; Jan. 27-29 at Victory Park and the American Airlines Center in Dallas; and, Jan. 31-Feb. 2 at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala. Engineers, program officials, astronauts and NASA spokespeople will be available to speak with the media and the public.

Full Story: http://www.nasa.gov/home/hqnews/2012/jan/HQ_M12-006_Orion_Tour.html