October 26, 2021


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Hot Fire! Orion Spacecraft Service Module Completes Critical Propulsion Test

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Volume up: On Aug. 5, 2019, we put our Orion spacecraft’s propulsion system to the test! Watch the auxiliary and main engines fire up, simulating a challenging mission scenario: boosting Orion into a temporary orbit. This test helps ensure the safety of astronauts on #Artemis missions to the Moon. More: https://go.nasa.gov/2YoBboq