November I was a beautiful day off the west coast of the United States. The Pacific Ocean darkened under vibrant red ribbons of the sunset. NASA was there to capture everything on video while conducting an Orion spacecraft's mission capsule recovery mission.
The film is wonderful to see, a fusion of science with the art of nature.
NASA released the video Thursday and shows the USS ship John P. Murtha from the Navy accepting the Orion capsule test in its hold, based on an ethereal soundtrack. Sunset breaks the horizon, giving the process an otherworldly appearance.
NASA has its eyes on the moon and on Mars and is developing the Orion spacecraft as a way to take humans to destinations beyond the Earth's orbit. The space agencyaround the moon for 2020 with the aim of sending a crew in 2023.
When the astronauts return to Earth in Orion a day, they will be slowed by parachutes before reaching the water. NASA and the US Navy are conducting a series of ocean tests to verify the recovery procedures of the capsules.
It will be an advantage if our future space travelers will be treated to the same type of stunning NASA sunset just seen.
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