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New US Spacecraft Splashes Down After Successful Test Mission

A new spacecraft that is intended to take U.S. astronauts back to the moon and beyond has returned from its test flight, splashing down in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Baja California. The unmanned spacecraft made two orbits of the Earth at an altitude more than 14 times higher than the International Space Station.  After its four-and-a-half hour flight, Orion re-entered Earth's atmosphere at a speed of 32,000 kilometers an hour, its descent slowed at the end by three...

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