Orion spacecraft

Question-Final test to qualify Orion’s space capsule’s parachute system for flights with astronauts is successfully completed –
(a) NASA
(b) ISRO
(c) Roscosmos
(d) CNSA
Answer-(a)
Related facts-

  • NASA has successfully completed the final test to qualify Orion’s space capsule’s parachute system for flights with astronauts, ahead of its mission to send humans to the Moon and beyond.
    About Orion spacecraft-
  • NASA’s Orion spacecraft is built to take humans farther than they’ve ever gone before.
  • Orion will serve as the exploration vehicle that will carry the crew to space, provide emergency abort capability, sustain the crew during the space travel, and provide safe re-entry from deep space return velocities.
  • It will launch on NASA’s new heavy-lift rocket, the Space Launch System.
  • It will first fly with astronauts aboard during Exploration Mission-2, a mission that will venture near the Moon and farther from Earth than ever before.
  • It will be launched by world’s most powerful rocket.

References-
https://www.nasa.gov/exploration/systems/orion/index.html
https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/science/nasas-orion-aces-final-parachute-test-ahead-of-moon-mission/articleshow/65795828.cms

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