The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has completed its launch vehicle, the Space Launch System, a launch vehicle for the Orion spacecraft that is being designed for the first time to send humans into space.NASA’s launch vehicle will carry astronauts to the International Space Station from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.
The vehicle will launch aboard the Atlas V rocket that has been used for the space shuttle and shuttle missions.
The launch was originally slated for next year.
But the space agency decided in December that a delay would be beneficial to the development of Orion, which has been plagued by problems.
The Orion crew capsule is one of the most expensive items in NASA’s inventory.
It will cost $6.6 billion to build, and about $600 million more than the space station, according to a NASA news release.NASA says the capsule will carry about four astronauts and four crew members, although the crew size is still to be determined.
The first stage of the Orion capsule will take off from the Vandenberg launch site at 10:42 a.m.
EST, with the second stage launching at 3:08 p.m., according to the news release from NASA.
The Orion capsule is designed to travel at a speed of 6.4 miles per hour and land vertically on a runway.NASA also says the rocket will use the same booster stage that was used to launch the space shuttles Columbia and Space Shuttle Atlantis to the space stations in 2011 and 2013.
The space agency says the Orion crew vehicle will have two stages.
The first stage is designed for carrying cargo to the orbiting outpost, and the second will carry the crew capsule and its payload.
The Space Launch Complex 41 launch site is located in California and is the largest in the world for the United States.
It is one mile and 13.8 miles (20 kilometers and 17 kilometers) long, 3.7 miles and 3.8 meters (11 feet, 8 inches) wide, and 2.8 mile (4.5 kilometers) deep.
The National Aeronsm and Space Transportation Administration has the contracts to build and launch Orion.
The agency is also building the Space Shuttle Carrier Aircraft, or STS-47, a heavy lift vehicle for launches into low Earth orbit.
The launch vehicle has been designed by Aerojet Rocketdyne, which also builds the Space Actuator, the rocket booster that will carry NASA astronauts to space.
The company has spent more than $400 million to develop Orion.
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