Lockheed to build the Orion Crew Vehicle


Nasa has chosen Lockheed Martin to build the Orion Crew Vehicle to return the US to the moon. The Orion vehicle will be able to carry 4 crew members to the moon and will later be adapted for Mars missions.

Read the press release here.

Nasa Constellation Project site

Lockheed Martin site

…and if you have good broadband watch this video “To the Moon and Beyond”(quicktime video)

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