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ORION DROP TEST, Apr 6, 2021, LaRC, 1:45 pm ET

NASA will conduct a drop test of a test version of an Orion spacecraft into the Hydro Impact Basin at Langley Research Center (LaRC), Hampton, VA, on April 6, 2021, at 1:45 pm ET.

The test will air live on NASA Television, the NASA app and the agency’s website, and will livestream on multiple agency social media platforms, including the Facebook channels for Orion and Langley.

Participants include:

  • Debbie Korth, Orion Crew and Service Module manager, NASA’s Johnson Space Center
  • Jacob Putnam, data analyst, NASA’s Langley Research Center

The public may ask questions on social media using #AskNASA.


April 6, 2021
1:30 pm - 11:00 pm