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ESA Makes Progress On Orion Service Module

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Posted 27 May 2014 - 01:03 PM

European Orion milestone leads to detailed design


www.esa.int said:

23 May 2014 ESA is a step closer to building the future of human spaceflight and exploration in Europe by completing the preliminary design review of Europe’s Service Module for NASA’s Orion vehicle to send astronauts beyond low orbit.

Europe is contributing the Service Module and expertise to the Orion multipurpose crew vehicle with flight-proven technology used on ESA’s series of Automated Transfer Vehicle supply spacecraft.          

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