Airbus Gets Order for Three Orion Service Modules
By Olivia Bugault
Airbus SE said Tuesday that it has signed a further contract
with the European Space Agency for the construction of three more
The service modules, which are components of NASA's Orion
spacecraft, will be built at the Airbus facility in Bremen,
Germany, the European aerospace company said.
"As the powerhouse of the new Orion spacecraft for NASA's
Artemis missions, [the modules] will provide critical functions
such as the propulsion system to get the astronauts to the Moon,
and the consumables the astronauts need to stay alive," it
Airbus didn't disclose the financial details of the deal.
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February 02, 2021 06:11 ET (11:11 GMT)
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