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Space Launch System (SLS)

This is How NASA Releases Almost Half a Million Gallons of Water in 60 Seconds

To keep the extremely powerful Space Launch System safe during launch, NASA has developed the IOP/SS (Ignition Overpressure Protection and…

12 months ago

Northrop Grumman Acquires Orbital ATK for $9.2 Billion

Aerospace giant Northrop Grumman will acquire Orbital ATK for approximately $9.2 billion, in a deal the companies announced Monday and…

2 years ago

Where Will the Space Launch System Take Us? Preparing For The Most Powerful Rocket Ever Built

NASA is working on the most powerful rocket ever built: the Space Launch System. What could it be used for…

2 years ago

NASA Nixes Proposal Adding Crew to First SLS/Orion Deep Space Flight

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL - After conducting a thorough review examining the feasibility of adding a two person crew to…

2 years ago

NASA Test Fires New Engine Controlling ‘Brain’ for First SLS MegaRocket Mission

Engineers carried out a critical hot fire engine test firing with the first new engine controlling ‘brain’ that will command…

3 years ago

1st SLS 2nd Stage Arrives at Cape for NASA’s Orion Megarocket Moon Launch in 2018

PORT CANAVERAL - Bit by bit, piece by piece, the first of NASA’s SLS megarockets designed to propel American astronauts…

3 years ago

NASA Studies Whether to Add Crew to 1st SLS Megarocket Moon Launch in 2019

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL - At the request of the new Trump Administration, NASA has initiated a month long study…

3 years ago

NASA To Study Launching Astronauts on 1st SLS/Orion Flight

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL - In a potentially major change in direction for NASA’s human spaceflight architecture, the agency is…

3 years ago