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iCandy: Tech for the Hands, Eyes, and Body

Touch and see what isn’t really there

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Photo: NASA/eyevine/Redux
The United States plans to use the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle—here in its unfinished state—to send four-person crews into space. For Exploration Flight Test 1, or EFT-1, in 2014, NASA will shoot the unmanned capsule into space aboard a Delta IV rocket, maneuver it, and bring it back down in a test of its avionics, heat shielding, and parachutes. If all goes well, Orion will likely make its launch with astronauts aboard in late 2017.

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