April 26, 2019

Photos: Delta 4-Heavy ready for Orion flight test


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Launch will occur from Cape Canaveral's Complex 37 launch pad. Credit: ULA
Launch will occur from Cape Canaveral’s Complex 37 launch pad. Credit: ULA
The Orion spacecraft stands 73 feet tall. Credit: ULA
The Orion spacecraft stands 73 feet tall. Credit: ULA
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Launch is set to occur at 7:05 a.m. EST on Dec. 4. Credit: ULA

 

The first flight test of Orion will be a two-orbit, four-hour shakedown cruise to check critical systems of the crew capsule. Credit: ULA
The first flight test of Orion will be a two-orbit, four-hour shakedown cruise to check critical systems of the crew capsule. Credit: ULA

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