langue en Airbus Defence and Space - 06/11/2015

Orion ESM - Service module for NASA's spacecraft Orion

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.