Tag: Launch Complex-39B

NASA Declares 4th SLS Wet Dress Tanking Test Rehearsal Successful and Targets Late Summer Launch: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – NASA decided the 4th Wet Dress Rehearsal (WDR) Tanking Test conducted on the repaired 32- story tall Space Launch System (SLS) rocket on Monday, June 20 was sufficiently successful to declare completion of the practice countdown and cryogenic fueling test campaign objectives despite a new hydrogen leak – and thereby paves the

Artemis 1 Moon Rocket Ready for Midnight Roll to KSC Launch Pad for Tanking Test Targeting June 19: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – With the seasons 1st tropical storm on the way towards Florida right at the open of Hurricane season technicians final preparations are in progress to roll NASA’s now repaired Artemis 1 Moon rocket out from the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) to launch pad 39B at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, just past

Hydrogen Leak Forces 3rd NASA Scrub of SLS Fueling Test of Artemis Moon Rocket and Rollback for Repairs: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER/CANAVERAL NATIONAL SEASHORE, FL –  A serious leak of hazardous hydrogen forced NASA to halt the 3rd attempt to complete the critical countdown and fueling test of cryogenic propellants known as the Wet Dress Rehearsal (WDR) on Thursday, April 14, for the first ever Space Launch System (SLS) Mega Moon rocket planned to launch

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