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Pub time for NASA bods? Orion spacecraft test launch called off


It's a three stage event (If I remember it correctly)

1) Orion hits the top of the atmosphere @20,000 mph

2) It is slowed down to 300mph approx by atmospheric drag

3) 2 small chutes are deployed to slow it to 150mph and are released

4) 3 drogue chutes are deployed which drag out the main chutes

Hence 8 chutes!

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