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Photos: NASA's Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle for Deep Space Flights

Orion Crew Module and Service Module

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Artist's impression of the Orion crew module and service module. Image released Jan. 16, 2013.

Orion Crew and Service Module

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Orion crew and service module. Image released Jan. 16, 2013.

Orion Crew and Service Module (Annotated)

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Orion crew and service module with annotations. Image released Jan. 16, 2013.

Orion Crew Module Construction

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Orion crew module under construction. Image released Jan. 16, 2013.

NASA's Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle Concept

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Artist's rendering of the Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle on a deep space mission.

NASA's Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle in Testing

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The Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle being assembled and tested at Lockheed Martin's Vertical Testing Facility in Colorado

Cutaway: NASA's Multi Purpose Crew Vehicle

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Cutaway view of the Multi Purpose Crew Vehicle.

NASA Timeline for Deep Space Vehicle

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Timeline for development of the Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle.

Where NASA's Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle Is Made

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Supported by team members across the nation, the Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company in Colorado is leading the development effort as NASA’s prime contractor for the Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle

Lockheed Martin Orion capsule testing facility

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Lockheed Martin’s Space Operations Simulation Center in Colorado can simulate on-orbit docking maneuvers, using mockups of NASA's Orion space capsule (left) and the International Space Station.

NASA's Orion Space Capsule

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NASA's Orion Space Capsule

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