NASA launched its Orion space capsule on Friday in an unmanned flight that orbited the Earth twice. The spacecraft could bring humans back to the moon, and potentially Mars.» Read More
The launch of NASA's Orion capsule on a test flight around Earth was delayed after a last-minute technical problem with its rocket.
After NASA scrubbed the launch for Orion's test flight today, CNBC's Jane Wells explains what was riding on the unmanned mission.
The unmanned Orion mission has been canceled for today and will be attempted again tomorrow morning, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports the latest from Cape Canaveral where the launch of the Orion spacecraft has been delayed.
CNBC's Phil Han tracks the historic launch of the new NASA Orion spacecraft.
NASA's unmanned spacecraft is set to launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Base at 7:05a.m. ET and is the first step on a journey to take humans farther in space than ever before, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.
Mark Geyer, NASA's Orion program manager, takes you on a tour of the Orion spacecraft prior to its scheduled Thursday launch.
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The Orion, which may take astronauts to asteroids and Mars, is scheduled for an unmanned test launch on Dec. 4.
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