Tuesday, January 22, 2013

NASA's Orion, Curiosity in Inaugural Parade

NASA participated in the inauguration of President Obama on Jan. 21 in Washington, D.C., with two floats and marchers in the inaugural parade:-- Full-size models of the Curiosity
Mars rover and Orion, the multi-purpose capsule that will take our astronauts farther into space than ever.
NASA showed off the future of human space exploration and a current robotic success story during Monday's Inaugural Parade in Washington, D.C. 

Members of the Curiosity team walked beside a full-sized model of the Mars rover on Red Planet-themed float, while current and former astronauts accompanied an Orion capsule, which will take humans farther from Earth than ever before.

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