A model of NASA's Orion spacecraft is loaded into a C-17 airplane on May 1, 2013. The capsule was dropped from an altitude of 25,000 feet (7,620 meters) above the Arizona dessert to test its ... more 
A model of NASA's Orion spacecraft is loaded into a C-17 airplane on May 1, 2013. The capsule was dropped from an altitude of 25,000 feet (7,620 meters) above the Arizona dessert to test its parachutes. less 
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Fri, May 17, 2013 7:36 AM EDT