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NASA's Orion enters far-flung orbit around moon

SHOTLIST: RESTRICTION SUMMARY: MUST CREDIT NASA ++GRAPHICS AT SOURCE++++COMMENTARY AT SOURCE++ NASA - MUST CREDIT NASA Space - 25 November 2022 1. View from Orion spacecraft HEADLINE: NASA's Orion enters far-flung orbit around moonANNOTATION: NASA's Orion capsule is now circling the moon in an orbit stretching tens of thousands of miles. NASA - MUST CREDIT NASAHouston- 25 November 20222. Telemetry driven animation of burn ANNOTATION: The capsule and its three test dummies entered lunar orbit Friday, more than a week after launching on the test flight.3. Johnson Space Center control roomANNOTATION: As of Friday, the capsule was 238,000 miles from Earth and expected to reach a maximum distance of almost 270,000 miles in a few days. 4. Telemetry driven animation of burn ANNOTATION: It will remain in this for nearly a week before heading home. NASA - MUST CREDIT NASA Space - 25 November 2022 5. View from Orion spacecraft ANNOTATION: NASA considers this a dress rehearsal for the next moon flyby in 2024, with astronauts. A lunar landing by astronauts could follow as soon as 2025.STORYLINE:NASA's Orion capsule is now circling the moon in an orbit stretching tens of thousands of miles. The capsule and its three test dummies entered lunar orbit Friday, more than a week after launching on the test flight.It will remain in this broad but stable orbit for nearly a week, before heading home. As of Friday, the capsule was 238,000 miles from Earth and expected to reach a maximum distance of almost 270,000 miles in a few days. NASA considers this a dress rehearsal for the next moon flyby in 2024, with astronauts. A lunar landing by astronauts could follow as soon as 2025.===========================================================Clients are reminded: (i) to check the terms of their licence agreements for use of content outside news programming and that further advice and assistance can be obtained from the AP Archive on: Tel +44 (0) 20 7482 7482 Email: info@aparchive.com(ii) they should check with the applicable collecting society in their Territory regarding the clearance of any sound recording or performance included within the AP Television News service (iii) they have editorial responsibility for the use of all and any content included within the AP Television News service and for libel, privacy, compliance and third party rights applicable to their Territory.

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