VIDEO: NASA details Orion's flight test

Still from "Trial By Fire" (Source: NASA/YouTube)
Still from "Trial By Fire" (Source: NASA/YouTube)

(WAFF) - NASA released a video titled "Trial By Fire" in October, ahead of Orion's flight test on Dec. 4.

The video details the spacecraft's test and the critical systems engineers will evaluate during EFT-1.

The historic, uncrewed flight test will take Orion 3,600 miles above Earth on a 4.5 hour mission to test many of the systems necessary for future human missions into deep space.

The Orion spacecraft awaits launch atop the United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket.

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