NASA's new Orion spacecraft is getting a new shiny look to it that is reminiscent of the Apollo Command Module:
|Orion New Look|
Both From NASA
This is what Orion looked looked like after recovery from Exploration Flight Test-1 (EFT-1). You can see the back shell tiles that protected the spacecraft during the searing heat of re-entry.
Orion "Old Look"
Here is what the Apollo Command Module looked like. I took this pic at Kennedy Space Center.
NASA sure got it right in building Apollo and that is carrying through as a legacy to Orion.
I can hardly wait to see what Orion looks like in lunar orbit.
Sky Guy in VA