A model of NASA’s Orion spacecraft glides to a successful touchdown during a test of its parachute system on May 1, 2013. Orion's three main parachutes, which gradually slow the capsule for landing,... more 
A model of NASA’s Orion spacecraft glides to a successful touchdown during a test of its parachute system on May 1, 2013. Orion's three main parachutes, which gradually slow the capsule for landing, weigh 300 pounds each and can cover almost an less 
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Fri, May 17, 2013 7:36 AM EDT