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Orion captures stunning views as it completes closest lunar flyby

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Six days after NASA’s Orion spacecraft launched on a journey to the moon, the gumdrop-shaped capsule reached its destination on Monday. Soaring 81 miles above the lunar surface, the spacecraft passed over the historic Tranquility Base — the site of the Apollo 11 moon landing — and into the history books.
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NASA's Artemis 1 Orion Spacecraft Completes Closest Moon Fly-by, Captures Stunning Images

NASA’s Associate Administrator for Exploration Systems Development, James Free mentioned in a tweet that the spacecraft was 81 miles above the lunar surface, travelling at 5,102 miles per hour.

2 months ago·India
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Timelapse shows Earth visible on Nasa's Orion lunar flyby – video

The capsule, moon and Earth can be seen in the same frame as Orion made its closest approach to the lunar surface of the 25-day space flight

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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NASA's Orion Craft Buzzes Past Moon, Feels Lunar Gravity In Historic Flyby

Nasa's Orion spacecraft today flew past the moon, five days after it was launched off the Florida coast in US. Orion is on a 25-day mission to orbit the moon before it returns safely to earth.

2 months ago·New Delhi, India
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Orion captures stunning views as it completes closest lunar flyby

Six days after NASA’s Orion spacecraft launched on a journey to the moon, the gumdrop-shaped capsule reached its destination on Monday. Soaring 81 miles above the lunar surface, the spacecraft passed over the historic Tranquility Base — the site of the Apollo 11 moon landing — and into the history books.  Snapping views of Earth…

2 months ago·Washington, United States
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NASA's Orion Spacecraft Captures Rare Moon Footage On First Flyby

Like any good tourist, NASA’s Orion Spacecraft has been snapping pictures on its journey to the Moon. Orion launched atop the Space Launch System heavy-lift rocket early on the morning of Nov. 16 and has since been traveling to and around the Moon. The Artemis I Moon Mission is uncrewed, but is an essential test run of the equipment that is slated to transport astronauts to the Moon and beyond in the coming years.

2 months ago·Montreal, Canada
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NASA: Earth visible on Orion lunar flyby

If all continues to go well, another engine firing will place the capsule into a lunar orbit on Friday and, by next weekend, it will shatter NASA's distance record for a spacecraft designed for astronauts.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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