langue en Airbus Defence and Space - 31/08/2016

Orion ESM being moved into cleanroom in Bremen

2018 is the launch year for NASA's first Orion mission which will be uncrewed and powered by the European Service Module built by Airbus Defence and Space for ESA.

The service module fulfils the role of a power plant. It drives the capsule and provides fuel and energy. It is also equipped with oxygen tanks to supply the crew.