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WATCH: NASA tests Orion capsule

NASA water tested its Orion capsule this week.

WATCH: NASA tests Orion capsule
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WATCH below: NASA tested its Orion capsule by dropping it into a pool this week, in order to better understand the structure of the craft using some 500 sensors.

The capsule is expected to hold crew members during the Artemis missions and beyond.

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This is the first set of a number of tests that the Orion will have to go through before both the unmanned Artemis I and the manned Artemis II.

[Related: WATCH: SpaceX SN11 flight test]

 

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