So how does SpaceX Dragon V2 compare to the Orion MPCV?Frequently asked in

December 16, 2016 – 03:17 pm

Dragon V2
Seats seven astronauts
Crew escape capability from entering capsule until orbit
Lands propulsively on earth or other planet
Rapid reusability
Docking adapter for the ISS
25m^3 total payload volume

Orion
Seats four astronauts
Crew escape with the launch abort system
Lands in the ocean
Reusable Crew Module
Docking Adapter for the ISS
19.5m^3 total payload volume

How about some control screen comparisons:


And some external shots
Orion

Dragon


They are both being considered for similar missions
Resupply and crew exchanges for the ISS
Lunar missions and beyond
Supposedly SpaceX claims to be cheaper, but we shall see once the launches start happening. Comparisons will be difficult though because you will have to factor in the cost of the launch vehicle.

Source: www.quora.com

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