Orion Rocket Launch

Thursday, December 4, 5:00 AM to Thursday, December 4, 12:00 PM

The new Orion spacecraft is NASA’s next generation vehicle to carry humans beyond Earth’s orbit.  See the first test mission of this launch system, from its breathtaking blastoff at approximately 6 a.m. to the capsule’s splashdown several hours later.  Learn about the development of this rocket and enjoy fun activities related to manned space exploration.


Jim Greenhouse - (505)841-5759

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