After 26 days in space, Orion is coming back down to Earth! Artemis 1 // Orion will splash down in the Pacific Ocean, Sunday December 11, off the coast of Baja California at 12:40 p.m. Eastern [17:40 UTC].

Orion successfully launched on top of the first launch of the Space Launch System [SLS] rocket on Nov. 16. The reentry and successful recovery of the spacecraft is the biggest and most important test in this mission.

00:00 – Intro
03:33 – Pre-Landing Preview / Q&A
16:06 – NASA Feed
29:40 – Service Module Separation
49:00 – Initial Re-entry
55:30 – Exit Blackout 1
66:18 – How to steer with offset mass
1:01:30 – Exit Blackout 2
1:05:38 – Drogue Deploy
1:06:42 – Main Chute Deploy
1:09:37 – Splashdown!
1:14:00 – Q&A
2:02:44 – Outro


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