Watch NASA’s new Orion spacecraft land with a perfect splashdown Friday following an unmanned test mission that broke records for being the fastest and furthest space fight in a craft built for humans since the Apollo moon missions. Read more about the Orion adventure and what it means here.
“There’s your new spacecraft, America,” Mission Control commentator Rob Navias said as the Orion capsule neared the water 270 miles off Mexico’s Baja peninsula.
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Here’s where it all started – “the dawn of Orion.”