Blue Origin Completes SRR, Works 'Seamlessly' Towards Human Lunar Return

@BlueOrigin, @DraperLab, @NorthropGrumman & @LockheedMartin have completed critical System Requirements Review (SRR) for their #NationalTeam Human Landing System (HLS) concept. […]

Never A Better Dollar: Remembering Gemini XI, OTD in 1966 (Part 1)

As @NASA_SLS readies to send humans again beyond Earth orbit, AmericaSpace looks back at #GeminiXI in Sept 1966, which remains the highest non-lunar mission ever flown by humans. […]

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. […]

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: […]

FSB-1 Test Fire Completed for Future SLS Artemis Deep-Space Missions

@NASA_SLS & @NorthropGrumman have successfully fired the #FSB1 test motor, ahead of #Artemis1 […]

Watch NASA, Northrop Grumman Test Fire SLS Booster Wednesday

@NorthropGrumman & @NASA are primed for the #FSB1 booster test for @NASA_SLS at 2:40 p.m. EDT Wednesday. […]

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 Evaluates New SLS Booster Materials in Critical Test

@NASA completes a significant sub-scale test of solvent & nozzle materials for the @NorthropGrumman Solid Rocket Booster (SRB). Two of these boosters will power @NASA_SLS off the pad in late 2021. […]

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. […]