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Supporting the ESA Horizons mission

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Human space flight: from Spacelab to Orion

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Orion, the next-generation spacecraft of NASA
16 February 2017

Orion, the next-generation spacecraft of NASA

ESM Orion programme Airbus DS/Ingo Wagner
24 January 2017

ESM Orion programme

ESM Orion programme for ESA and NASA

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Orion and its European Service Module (ESM)  built by Airbus
26 July 2016

Orion and its European Service Module (ESM) built by Airbus

International Space Station from the outside NASA 2008
02 June 2016

International Space Station from the outside

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25 January 2017

Orion ESM built by Airbus Defence and Space - Trailer

Airbus Defence and Space is the prime contractor for the ESM, a key element of NASA's next generation Orion spacecraft. Mid-January 2017, Airbus is proud to announce that Orion ESM Propulsion Qualification Model (PQM) has been delivered to NASA.

 
31 August 2016

Orion ESM being moved into cleanroom in Bremen

2018 is the launch year for NASA's first Orion mission – which will be uncrewed and powered by the European Service Module built by Airbus Defence and Space for ESA. The service module fulfils the role of a power plant. It drives the capsule and provides fuel and energy. It is also equipped with oxygen tanks to supply the crew. More information: http://orionesm.airbusdefenceandspace.com

 
18 May 2016

Meet us at ILA 2016 in Berlin

This year we will be present from 1st to 4th June at the ILA Berlin Air Show, held in Germany – where we have a significant industrial footprint and strong heritage. Come visit us at our booth in hall 2 and see our products in the BDLI space pavilion as well as on flight- and static display. More info: http://bit.ly/2053SNn

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04 June 2016

Best of Airbus Defence and Space @ ILA Berlin Air Show 2016

Watch the highlights of the amazing show that came after 4 days to an end.; More info: http://bit.ly/2053SNn

 
29 February 2016

Orion ESM - Solar Array Deployment Test - TV Footage

Orion is NASA’s next spacecraft to send humans into space. The European Service Module (ESM) is Europe’s contribution to the Orion spacecraft. It provides propulsion, power, water, oxygen and nitrogen as well as keeping the spacecraft at the right temperature and on course.

 
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