Started test launch a new spacecraft NASA Orion
Today in the United States (Cape Canaveral) was launched a carrier rocket «Delta-4», onboard of which there is a spacecraft «Orion», yet to fly unmanned. This is the first spaceship launched after the completion of the lunar program «Apollo» in 1972. It was the «Orion» are pinning their hopes on the transportation of human colonies on Mars and the future of space exploration. The cost of the program «Orion» is $15 billion and the first launch a 4-seater aircraft in the manned flight planned for 2021.