Problems with Orion Spacecraft

By: Victor Yakubu, Chris Wiemuth, Frederic Perreault

Thesis statement

Is it really worth the risk of sending astronauts to an unknown place like Mars, NASA is trying to build the Orion spacecraft to Mars.

NASA's Orion Successfully Launched And Here's Why It Matters (Michael Belfiore)

After doing further investigation NASA concluded that "A fuel and drain valve did not close properly so, NASA tried to fix this before the launch window pane close but, it was to late"(Belfiore).

This make me think that NASA is ill funded and is clearly not ready for a mission to mars.

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NASA's 1st Manned Flight of Orion Space Capsule May Slip to 2023 (Mike Wall)

NASA announced at some " Some factors included some complications arising from the reuse of equipment from flight to flight and software development"(Wall). The shows that NASA is not being funded for this mission to Mars. They cannot buy new equiplment needed so the.
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NASA's 1st Manned Flight of Orion Space Capsule May Slip to 2023 (Mike Wall)

With engineers and technicians still working on the design, "...NASA's Orion spacecraft... may be delayed by two years, until 2023"(Wall). Since the recent delay its showing that they aren't prepared to do this mission.
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Conclusion

Although NASA has succeeded in space travel there also have been failures. Going into deep space a greater possibility of failing and risking the lives of many astronauts.