Tag: Artemis 1

NASA Restarts Modified SLS Wet Dress Rehearsal Countdown Fueling Test for Artemis 1 Moon Mission: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER/CANAVERAL NATIONAL SEASHORE, FL –  The countdown has begun ! –  as NASA restarts its new plan to proceed with a modified version of the critical countdown and fueling test known as the Wet Dress Rehearsal (WDR) for the first ever Space Launch System (SLS) Mega Moon rocket rolled out to its launchpad atop

SLS Unveiled in VAB as NASA Retracts Last Work Platforms Ahead of KSC Launch Pad Rollout: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL –  NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) Mega Moon rocket has been fully unveiled for the first time today, March 16, after technicians retracted the last two work platforms surrounding the 32 story tall rocket inside the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) where its components have been assembled together over the past year. NASA

NASA Maiden Artemis 1 Moon Rocket Stacked in VAB at KSC Targets February 2022 Launch: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL –  Marking a major milestone towards returning American astronauts to the Moon this decade NASA finally completed stacking of the agency’s maiden Space Launch System (SLS) megarocket and Orion spacecraft on Oct. 21, for the Artemis I uncrewed mission around the Moon and is targeting launch February 2022 from Florida’s Spaceport – if