Touchdown: European module arrives at Kennedy Space Center

Touchdown at Kennedy Space Center. Credits: NASA

Touchdown at Kennedy Space Center. Credits: NASA

After a 24-hour journey from Bremen, Germany with stops in Hamburg and Portsmouth, USA, the European Service Module landed yesterday at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

The first service module is a key component that will see Orion around the Moon for Exploration Mission-1. It will make the powerful burns required to enter and exit lunar orbit as well as softer burns to allow for space manoeuvring and course correction.

Read more on the ESA website

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