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The next-generation space flight, Orion, is being assembled and tested at Lockheed Martin's Vertical Testing Facility in Colorado.
After more than 50 years of spaceflight research and development, Orion is designed to meet the evolving needs of our nation's space program for decades to come. Orion features dozens of technology advancements and innovations that have been incorporated into the spacecraft's subsystem and component design.
Orion will take humans into deep space.