NASA Organizing Big Event for Orion Spacecraft’s Maiden Flight

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NASA has come up with an unique way to get the public involved in their space adventures. This time the agency is allowing people to send their names via a microchip that will be blasted into space aboard the Orion spacecraft’s maiden flight.

On Dec. 4 the craft will launch with the name designation of Exploration Flight Test-1. It will launch from Cape Canaveral in Florida and will orbit Earth for 4.5 hours then splashing down in the Pacific Ocean. After recovery of the craft, participants will have their data re-launched on future flights especially to Mars and other celestial targets.

This is part of bringing the public into the picture. Exciting the space program and making a play for a better humanity.

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SOURCE: Capital Wired
Karan Mos

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