For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – The maiden core stage of NASA’s mammoth Space Launch System (SLS) mega rocket set to launch on the history making Artemis 1 mission to deliver NASA’s Orion deep space human rated capsule to the Moon has safely arrived by barge at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Florida late Tuesday afternoon, April
For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – NASA successfully completed the critical and long awaited hot test fire of the core stage engines for agencies the Space Launch System (SLS) human rated mega Moon rocket Thursday afternoon, March 18, on a test stand in Mississippi thus setting up its shipment to the Kennedy Space Center and paving the path for
For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – NASA announced today the agency plans to perform a second Green Run hot fire test as soon as late February of all four engines on the Space Launch System (SLS) mega Moon rocket’s core stage – as a direct result of the premature end to the initial hot fire test conducted on Jan.
For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – NASA conducted the long awaited and absolutely critical Green Run hot fire test of all four engines on the core stage for the agency’s Space Launch System (SLS) moon rocket in Mississippi on Saturday, Jan. 16 but the test ended early when the engines shut down only about 1 minute into the planned
For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – On the heels of awarding contracts to a trio of U.S. companies to design and develop the critical human landing system under NASA’s Artemis moon landing program, the agency has announced a contract award to purchase all the additional rocket engines to power four more missions of the Space Launch System (SLS)
For Spaceupclose.com and RocketSTEM MICHOUD ASSEMBLY FACILITY, LA/CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – The NASA, Boeing and Aerojet Rocketdyne team is now in the final stages of preparing the first completed Space Launch System (SLS) rocket core stage for the Artemis 1 Moon mission for shipment via the Pegasus barge from NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans, Louisiana to NASA’s Stennis
Engineers and technicians at NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans have structurally mated the first of four RS-25 engines to the core stage for NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket that will help power the first Artemis mission to the Moon. Credit: NASA/Jude Guidry For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL/MICHOUD ASSEMBLY FACILITY, LA – The first of