Tag: VAB

NASA Tentatively Targets August 29 Launch Maiden SLS Moon Rocket on Artemis 1 Test Flight: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – NASA announced the agency is tentatively targeting August 29 as the launch date for the maiden flight of the mammoth SLS Mega Moon rocket on the Artemis 1 unpiloted lunar test flight from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center (KSC). NASA officials determined that the 4th Wet Dress Rehearsal (WDR) Tanking Test conducted

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

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