Space Launch System (SLS)

This Time NASA’s SLS Hotfire Goes the Full 8 Minutes

The Core Stage of NASA's SLS rocket passed its Hot Fire test with flying colors, remaining lit for over 8…

4 months ago

SLS Will be Tested Again in About 3 Weeks

In three weeks, NASA will be conducting its second hot fire test with the SLS. If all goes well, the…

6 months ago

SLS Hot Fire Test Should Have Lasted 8 Minutes, Not 1

NASA accomplished a major milestone today when it conducted a Hot Fire Test of the SLS Core Stage, firing all…

6 months ago

NASA is Giving the SLS a “Green Run” to Prepare it for Launch in Late 2021

Engineers at NASA's Stennis Space Center have resumed tests of the Core Stage of the Space Launch System (SLS) in…

1 year ago

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…

3 years 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…

4 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…

4 years ago

KSC Director/Shuttle Commander Robert Cabana Talks NASA 2018 Budget- ‘Stay on the path’ with SLS, Orion, Commercial Crew: One-on-One Interview

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER VISITOR COMPLEX, FL - Following up last week’s announcement of NASA’s proposed Fiscal Year 2018 top line…

4 years ago

Trump Proposes $19.1 Billion 2018 NASA Budget, Cuts Earth Science and Education

The Trump Administration has proposed a $19.1 Billion NASA budget request for Fiscal Year 2018, which amounts to a $0.5…

4 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…

4 years ago