Tag: Orion crew capsule

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

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