SLS Core Stage Completes Sixth Green Run Test, Eyes Early Nov Test-Fire

@NASA_SLS has completed its 6th of 8 #GreenRun tests of the Artemis-1 core stage. Mark your calendars for Hot Fire Test in early Nov. […]

Green Run Test 6 Set to Begin Next Week, As Stennis Aims for Early November Hot Fire

@NASAStennis teams are ready to begin the first of three “operational” Green Run tests next week, leading to the long-awaited Hot Fire of @NASA_SLS #Artemis core stage in early Nov. […]

Green Run Testing Enters Home Stretch, Countdown Simulation to Begin NET 19 September

@NASA_SLS teams are working to finish the 5th of 8 Green Run tests as early as next week, with countdown sim due to start NET 19 Sept & engine hot-fire in Oct. […]

SLS Green Run Testing to Resume Monday, Following Hurricane Laura

@NASAStennis & @NASA_SLS teams may resume Green Run testing with Test 5 of the Artemis-1 core stage as early as next week. […]

NASA Pauses SLS Green Run Testing, Hot-Fire Test Anticipated By November

@NASAStennis has paused its @NASA_SLS #Artemis1 Green Run testing, due to the steady progress of Tropical Storms Marco & Laura. Hot-fire test still expected by Nov. […]

NASA Hits Green Run Midpoint, Eyes End-of-Year SLS Static Fire

@NASA_SLS core stage testing has reached its midpoint, passing the 4th of 8 critical Green Run tests. […]

NASA Wraps Up Third SLS Core Stage Green Run Test, Eyes Test Fire This Fall

The SLS core stage is installed into the B-2 Test Stand at NASA’s John Stennis Space Center in Bay St. Louis, Miss., in January 2020. Photo Credit: NASA

NASA engineers are approaching the midpoint of “Green Run” testing as the Space Launch System (SLS) core stage inches ever closer to a planned full-mission-duration static-firing […]

NASA's First 'Artemis' Moon Rocket Loaded for Trip to Stennis to Begin Major Test Fire Campaign

Artemis 1 SLS Core Stage Rolls Out of Michoud Assembly Facility. Photo: NASA

On Wednesday, NASA and its Space Launch System (SLS) partners reached a major milestone with the completion and roll out of the 212 foot (64.62 m) long Artemis 1 SLS Core Stage from the agency’s Michoud Assembly Facility (MAF), loading it […]

Critical Year for SLS Development Continues With Base Heating Tests

From NASA: “A two-percent scale model of the Space Launch System core stage RS-25 engines, in the pictures at left, and a model of the SLS without the twin boosters is used for nominal, core-stage-only testing at CUBRC Inc. in Buffalo, New York.” Image Credit: NASA/MSFC

NASA is taking further steps bringing the […]

Final J-2X Test-Fire Conducted at A-1 Test Stand, NASA / Aerojet Rocketdyne Ready to Test RS-25

One final test for J-2X Engine No. 10002. Photo Credit: NASA / Stennis Space Center

BAY ST. LOUIS, Ms — On Thursday, Sept. 5, NASA along with Aerojet Rocketdyne conducted a test firing of a J-2X rocket engine at NASA’s Stennis Space Center. The hot-fire was conducted in order to test the engine […]