Airbus Delivers First European Service Module for Orion Spacecraft

Airbus is bringing the European Space Agency’s contribution to NASA’s Orion spacecraft in November. The European Service Module (ESM) will maintain living conditions for the crew while getting them to their eventual destination.
The ESM functions as Orion’s main propulsion system and is also responsible for orbital maneuvering and position control. In addition, it provides life support for the crew: water, oxygen and nitrogen, and temperature control while connected to the cre…



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