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Mar 03 2016
22:35 UTC

Scott Kelly Arrives Back On Earth and the USA from Year in Space! Enjoys Dip in His Pool

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL - NASA's first ever Year in Space' astronaut Scott Kelly was in good shape and smiling broadly for the Earth bound photographers after safely returning to Earth from his orbiting home of the past year on the International Space Station (ISS), for a smooth touchdown in the steppes of Kazakhstan late Monday evening, March 1. He soon jetted back to the USA for a grand arrival ceremony back home in Houston in the wee hours of the morning, today, March 3, 2016. Great

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Feb 09 2016
20:49 UTC

NASA Unveils Orion Pressure Vessel at KSC Launching on EM-1 Moon Mission in 2018

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER - NASA officials proudly unveiled the pressure vessel for the agency's new Orion capsule destined to launch on the EM-1 mission to the Moon in 2018, after the vehicle arrived at the Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Florida last week aboard NASA's unique Super Guppy aircraft. This new and improved' Orion was unloaded from the Super Guppy and moved to a test stand called the birdcage' in the high bay inside the Neil Armstrong Operations and Checkout (O&C) Building at

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