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WATCH: NASA’s Orion Spacecraft Performs Close Approach Within 81 Miles of Lunar Surface

WATCH as NASA’s Orion spacecraft performs a close approach of the lunar surface on its way to a distant retrograde orbit, a highly stable orbit thousands of miles beyond the Moon. During the Artemis I flight test, launched on Nov. 16, Orion will travel 280,000 miles from Earth and 40,000 miles beyond the far side of the Moon, carrying science and technology payloads to expand our understanding of lunar science, technology developments and deep-space radiation. […]