Well, well, well. And they said Stephen Colbert was just a comedian! Within days of Colbert's lamenting (with the help of astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson) the death via Obama of US Manned Spaceflight , the Orion-part of the scrapped Constellation program has been revived ... as an unmanned lifeboat ... in case there's a disaster at the ISS or Bigelow space stations!
Click here for the details at Space.com. Here's a photo-shopped pic of what the lifeboat would look like, in action, approaching the ISS (assuming there were survivors, otherwise, what's the point?).