Tag: KSC

1st RS-25 Engine Attached to NASA Artemis 1 SLS Core Stage

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

SLS Core Stage Pathfinder Goes Vertical in VAB at KSC: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – The recently arrived and massive 212 foot long, 228,000 pound core stage Pathfinder mock-up for NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) megarocket was lifted to the vertical position inside the Vehicle Assembly Building’s (VAB) transfer aisle and then into High Bay 3 this past week at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center – by

Space UpClose News Website Revamped and Relaunched

Hello Space fans throughout the Galaxy, Today I’m announcing the relaunch of Space UpClose main news website here at Spaceupclose.com as my primary outlet for covering the latest news about space. The website has been completely revamped and will report daily news and analysis related to both short and long term impact. Spaceupclose.com forthwith will now immediately take over the

NASA ICON Probe Launches to Study Earth’s Dynamic Ionospheric Interface with Space After Long Delay

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER & CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, FL –NASA’s newest science mission named ICON launched at last tonight, Oct. 10, to begin the most detailed study ever of Earth’s ionosphere – the tenuous upper atmospheric layer at the interface of the dynamic boundary where Earth’s weather meets space weather – via an air-drop launch of the Northrop Grumman