Tag: Space Launch System

NASA Rolls SLS Back to VAB for Final Preparations for Artemis 1 Launch Late Summer: Photos

  For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL –  Just in the nick of time from approaching thunder and rainstorms NASA’s 32- story tall Space Launch System (SLS) rocket was transported back from Launch Complex-39B and arrived inside the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) NASA’s Kennedy Space Center (KSC) on Saturday afternoon, July 2, after agency officials determined that the

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