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NASA Unveils Orion Space Capsule for 2014 Test Launch

Kennedy Space Center (KSC) director Robert Cabana said: "As KSC celebrates its 50th anniversary I can't think of a more appropriate way to celebrate than by having the very first Orion crew vehicle here. Orion is ushering in a new era of space

NASA unveils Orion space capsule

July 2, 2012

Without a heat shield or wiring, and with only welded metal panels to see, NASA's first space-bound Orion crew module was unveiled July 2. It's planned for a 2014 launch on an unmanned test flight.