WATCH LIVE: NASA launches test flight for Orion space capsule

By Kay Steiger
Monday, July 2, 2012 10:16 EDT
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Screenshot of NASA Orion launch
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On Monday, NASA unveiled the Orion space capsule. Also called the Orion MPCV (Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle), with Orion, NASA hopes to revolutionize manned space travel. The hope is this will eventually lead to launching humans into deep space.

Watch live, broadcast by NASA on UStream on July 2.

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Kay Steiger
Kay Steiger
Kay Steiger is the managing editor of Raw Story. Her contributions have appeared in The American Prospect, The Atlantic, Campus Progress, The Guardian, In These Times, Jezebel, Religion Dispatches, RH Reality Check, and others. You can follow her on Twitter @kaysteiger.
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