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Nasa unveils new space ship

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The US space agency has unveiled a mock-up of its new spaceship - the Orion exploration vehicle.

It will replace Nasa's shuttle in a few years' time.

Philippa Thomas spoke to Alan Rhodes from Nasa in Washington DC, where the Orion capsule has been on display.

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