Nasa has announced the name for its new manned exploration vessel, 'Orion'. It will fly no later that 2014, and is scheduled to make a lunar trip no later than 2020 (about time we pushed out into the solar system again).

Battlestar Galactica - The Mini Series [2004]Battlestar Galactica: Season 1Battlestar Galactica: Season 2 [2004]It's a shame about the name choice. After the Apollo vehicle, they could have named the new vehicle 'Starbuck'... but they decided to stick with Greek Mythology rather than the borrowed terminology used in Galactica.

(The new BSG is really excellent TV, worth watching when back on Sky one in a month or so).