Photos: NASA Tests Orion Spacecraft Parachutes: Dec. 20, 2011

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Orion Parachute Drop Test

Credit: NASA
A test article that mimics the Orion spacecraft is seen under parachutes Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2011 as NASA engineers conducted a drop test above Yuma, Ariz.…Read More »

The Orion team was examining how the spacecraft would land under only two parachutes, instead of the normal three.   Less «
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