Bremen, 16/02/2017 - Airbus Defence and Space, the world’s second largest space company, has signed a new contract with the European Space Agency (ESA) for the construction of the second European service module (ESM) for NASA’s Orion spacecraft. The contract is worth around 200 million euros. The ES...

Airbus Defence and Space wins 200 million euros ESA contract for second service module for NASA’s Orion crewed space capsule

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We’re going to study the possibility of flying crew on the first flight of the Space Launch System rocket with the Orion spacecraft on top: [ Go.nasa.gov Link ]
Happy #Valentines day to our friends at NASA's Space Launch System, NASA GO for Launch, ESA - European Space Agency, Airbus Defence and Space, and Lockheed Martin
Happy #Valentines day to our friends at NASA's Space Launch System, NASA GO for Launch, ESA - European Space Agency, Airbus Defence and Space, and Lockheed Martin
Love is in the air (in 2018). [ Go.nasa.gov Link ] #HappyValentinesDay
Three locations on the Red Planet have been recommended as potential landing sites for NASA's next Mars rover. Details: [ Go.nasa.gov Link ]
How will NASA transport humans to interplanetary destinations and return them safely back to Earth?
There are more connections between space and football than you may have originally thought. Here are a few examples of how… 1. The International Space Station and a football field are basically the...

10 Space & Football Facts You Probably Didn’t Know

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It would take a football 166 days to get to the moon, we'll do it in 4 days! #SpaceBowl #SB51
At an average 1.25miles / game a wide receiver would reach the moon in 191,200 games. #SpaceBowl #SB51
4625 footballs can fit in Orion. Enough for 192 @NFL games! #SpaceBowl #SB51
What does it take to become the first Martian? Check it out at @SXSW 2017.
We're making a big play with NASA’s Orion Spacecraft in 2018 for our first mission! During this flight, currently designated Exploration Mission-1 (EM-1), Orion will travel thousands of miles beyond the moon over the course of about a three-week mission. It will fly farther than any spacecraft built for humans has ever flown.

Take a look at what we're going to do on that first flight: [...
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As football fans make their way to Houston for the Super Bowl, NASA is offering a quick way to reach the 50 yard line at the game -- by "dropping in" from Mars. NASA partnered with the Houston Host Committee to present Future Flight, a VR-enhanced ride.

Next drop, Mars: Super Bowl fans lift off to space on NASA 'Future Flight' ride | collectSPACE

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Bring your little astronauts to #SpotOrion at Super Bowl Live Houston!
The Shideler family of future explorers stopped by Orion at Super Bowl Live!
These future astronauts stopped by the #HouSuperBowl Future Flight!