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NASA’s Orion capsule begins its 3,600-mile journey into space

NASA Orion Launch

NASA’s Orion capsule has blasted off on the farthest journey into space anyone has ever attempted since the last Apollo moon mission. In fact, a Delta IV rocket will propel it to an altitude of 3,600 miles, roughly 14 times that of the International Space Station’s — and for good reason. NASA and Lockheed, which has been building the vessel ...

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