Hey SPace Placers!
Check out the video of what the U.S. Orion spacecraft and SLS rocket booster will look like when launched in 2017: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=canmpG_uSow
Very, very cool......maybe we will get back to the Moon and the asteroids after all. Too many years in Low Earth Orbit.
Using ESA to provide the Service Module for Orion makes a lot of sense financially and politically: http://www.nasa.gov/exploration/systems/mpcv/orion_feature_011613.html
Sky Guy in VA