NASA Targets March 18 for Second Test Fire of SLS Moon Rocket

NASA and Boeing are targeting March 18 for the second test fire of the agency’s SLS moon rocket core stage at Stennis Space Center, following repairs to a faulty propulsion system valve. Photo: NASA

NASA and Boeing are targeting March 18 for a second test fire of the space agency’s mammoth Space Launch System […]

Engineers Continue Troubleshooting Faulty Valve in SLS Rocket's Engine Section

Engineers carefully lowering the giant SLS Artemis-1 core stage onto the B-2 test stand at Stennis Space Center in Mississippi, for the Green Run test campaign. Photo: NASA

Earlier this week, NASA and Boeing called off a planned Feb 25 second test fire of the space agency’s mammoth SLS moon rocket core stage, following […]

NASA Certifies Orion for Flight to the Moon on Artemis-1 Next Year

Technicians at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida work on the Artemis I Orion spacecraft, attaching its adapter (SA) cone on Aug. 20, 2020. It’s one of the final major hardware operations Orion will undergo during closeout processing before being hoisted atop the SLS rocket for the first Artemis mission in late 2021. Photo: […]

SLS Testing Continues for NASA's First Artemis Moon Mission

Engineers at Stennis Space Center are back to work putting the SLS core stage through a Green Run test campaign (left), while workers at Marshall are wrapping up a 3-year structural qualification test series. Photos: NASA

While a pandemic and social unrest have swept the nation, NASA is staying focused on their goal of […]

Orion Wraps Up Testing in Ohio for First Artemis Mission to the Moon

Some of the NASA Glenn Research Center / Plum Brook Station crew with the Orion spacecraft for Artemis-1, after a successful 4-month test campaign simulating the conditions it will go through in space for the Artemis moon missions. Photo: Mike Killian / AmericaSpace.com

NASA’s Orion spacecraft for the first Artemis mission to return Americans […]