timh4000
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Orion spacecraft

Sat Aug 31, 2019 1:05 pm

Does anyone know the current status of NASA's Orion spacecraft? I haven't heard any news of test flights or scheduled launchings. Are they still going ahead with the project?
 
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Re: Orion spacecraft

Sat Aug 31, 2019 1:39 pm

the ESM for the Artemis1 Mission was delivered late last year:
https://www.astronews.com/news/artikel/ ... -005.shtml
translation:
https://translate.google.com/translate? ... -005.shtml
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Re: Orion spacecraft

Sat Aug 31, 2019 2:23 pm

I was thinking about another Orion spacecraft and ready to move the thread...
 
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Re: Orion spacecraft

Sat Aug 31, 2019 2:31 pm

SQ22 wrote:
I was thinking about another Orion spacecraft and ready to move the thread...


you mean the "chitty chitty bang, BANG" version leveraged in Footfall ( Niven, Pournelle :-)
Nuclear pulse drive:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Project_O ... pulsion%29

SF-Novel:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Footfall

or actually commander Mc Lane's "Orion VII" ?
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Re: Orion spacecraft

Sat Aug 31, 2019 2:53 pm

WIederling wrote:
SQ22 wrote:
I was thinking about another Orion spacecraft and ready to move the thread...


you mean the "chitty chitty bang, BANG" version leveraged in Footfall ( Niven, Pournelle :-)
Nuclear pulse drive:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Project_O ... pulsion%29

SF-Novel:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Footfall

or actually commander Mc Lane's "Orion VII" ?


If was referring to Mc Lane's "Orion VII", but I guess its not that well known outside of France and Germany.
 
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Re: Orion spacecraft

Sat Aug 31, 2019 2:57 pm

SQ22 wrote:
If was referring to Mc Lane's "Orion VII", but I guess its not that well known outside of France and Germany.


Never seen(heard?) a french dub of the original. no use anyway, no french :-(
is the dub true to the original or like the DE dub of StarTrek "a completely different story every time" ?

make a topic in nonAv on this?
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Re: Orion spacecraft

Sat Aug 31, 2019 3:29 pm

WIederling wrote:
Never seen(heard?) a french dub of the original. no use anyway, no french :-(
is the dub true to the original or like the DE dub of StarTrek "a completely different story every time" ?

make a topic in nonAv on this?


Good idea. Done.
 
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Re: Orion spacecraft

Sat Aug 31, 2019 3:42 pm

To get back on topic I found this website about Orion:

https://www.nasa.gov/exploration/system ... index.html

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