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Orion MPCV 1

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Orion MPCV 1
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Orion MPCV 1.
Category Manned Spacecraft
Operator NASA, ESA
Orbit -
Sat position -
Launch date 2018
Launch mass 21 250 kg
Design life 180 days
Launcher SLS Block 1
Satellite / Bus Pressurised section + propulsion section
Manufacturer Lockheed Martin (prime, capsule), ASL (service module)


Orbital Propulsion Centre Contribution
Propulsion Responsibility:
bullet 24 x 200 N bipropellant thrusters
bullet 40 x Fill and drain valves
200 N bipropellant thruster.
Fill and drain valva.


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