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The four astronauts aboard Orion will use a target attached to the space propulsion stage to demonstrate approach operations to test Orion's navigation capabilities. The target underwent illumination tests in May to ensure it could be seen
The Space Operations Mission Directorate remains responsible for all space operations in low Earth orbit and focuses on the space station, space communications, and navigation that support all of NASA's human exploration and science missions.
An astronomer explains what to expect and why it's important and how technological developments in the last 50 years have made the moon a much more accessible place
NASA's target launch date is now August 29th at 08:33 EST in a two-hour time window. If there is a successful launch on August 29th the mission will last approximately 42 days -
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