Orion in the Inaugural Parade
The Orion space capsule along with NASA Astronauts Lee Morin, Alvin Drew, Kjell Lindgren, Serena Aunon, Kate Rubins, and Mike Massimino pass the Presidential viewing stand and President Barack Obama during the Inaugural Parade on Monday Jan. 21, 2013, in Washington, D.C. Orion will carry future astronauts beyond Earth orbit to farther destinations than ever before. Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls

Orion in the Inaugural Parade

The Orion space capsule along with NASA Astronauts Lee Morin, Alvin Drew, Kjell Lindgren, Serena Aunon, Kate Rubins, and Mike Massimino pass the Presidential viewing stand and President Barack Obama during the Inaugural Parade on Monday Jan. 21, 2013, in Washington, D.C. 

Orion will carry future astronauts beyond Earth orbit to farther destinations than ever before. 

Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls