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Video: Falling to Earth aboard NASA's Orion spacecraft
Video: Falling to Earth aboard NASA's Orion spacecraft

A NASA video lets you virtually peer out the window of the Orion spacecraft as it plummets to Earth at speeds up to 20,000 mph. As you watch, you will see what an astronaut might see if she was ensconced in the capsule after traveling 3,600 miles from Earth. The video was shot on Dec. 5, during an unmanned test flight that took the spacecraft around the planet twice. The flight was recorded by three video cameras positioned at the side and back windows of the spacecraft's crew module. This particular video features the last 10 minutes of Orion's 4.5-hour journey to space. It begins just as the spacecraft reenters the Earth's atmosphere. The video ends when Orion lands...

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