NASA preps Orion heat shield for its first flight aboard the SLS

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The Orion capsule’s heat shield survived its test flight back in December just fine. In fact, Orion Program Manager Mark Kirasich says it “met every expectation” during reentry, enduring temperatures that reached 4,000 degrees Fahrenheit. Thanks to…

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