Orion deployment in orbit, illustration

Orion deployment in orbit, illustration

C023/5360 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 30.8MB

Downloadable file size: 893.1KB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Orion deployment in orbit. Illustration of the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle (MPCV) deploying in Earth orbit after being launched on a rocket. The faring surrounding the MPCV during launch is shown detaching. The conical Orion spacecraft is around 5 metres in diameter. It was originally part of the cancelled Constellation program. Announced in May 2011, it is intended to carry a crew of four, with the first crewed launches in around 2021. The first test launch took place on 5 December 2014. This spacecraft design is intended to be used for future missions to the Moon, to an asteroid, and to Mars.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: 2014, 2021, 21st century, american, artwork, booster, boosting, deploying, deployment, detaching, detachment, earth orbit, faring, illustration, launching, module, mpcv, multi-purpose crew vehicle, nasa, no-one, nobody, orbiting, orion, orion spacecraft, rocket, rocket science, rocketry, space, space flight, spacecraft, spaceflight, technological, technology, upper stage, us

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.