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NASA returning to the final frontier - The Galveston County Daily News: Space

September 28, 2016

NASA returning to the final frontier

Posted: Thursday, January 17, 2013 12:05 am

HOUSTON — NASA is taking on an international partner in its development of the next generation of space vehicle.

The Orion spacecraft, which is designed to take humans past low-Earth orbit and into deep space, will have key hardware provided by the European Space Agency.

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