Huntsville's U.S. Space & Rocket Center was the third scheduled stopover on a cross-country journey for a test module of the Orion spacecraft. The Journey, which started from White Sands, New Mexico made stops in Oklahoma City and Dallas where Orion was placed on display. Guests were able to meet Orion and Space Launch System team members and were even able to sign their names to a piece of flight hardware. The Orion module's final destination was the Kennedy Space Center; there, it'll be one of several used by NASA to test and develop the future spacecraft. Orion's first orbital flight test is scheduled for 2014. Also, a new Blue Marble image from space -- in HD, Grail Sees the Far Side of the Moon, how a Lincoln penny will help the Curiosity rover see better on Mars, NASA Technology news and more.
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