Michoud Assembly Facility

NASA’s First SLS Mars Rocket Fuel Tank Completes Welding

The first of the massive fuel tanks that will fly on the maiden launch of NASA’s SLS mega rocket in…

6 years ago

NASA Successfully Test Fires Mars Mega Rocket Engine with Modernized ‘Brain’ Controller

NASA STENNIS SPACE CENTER, MISS - NASA engineers successfully carried out a key developmental test firing of an RS-25 rocket…

6 years ago

Major Overhaul of VAB for NASA’s SLS Mars Rocket Reaches Halfway Point With Platform Installation

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL - A major overhaul of the iconic Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) readying it for launches of…

6 years ago

NASA Welds Together 1st SLS Hydrogen Test Tank for America’s Moon/Mars Rocket – Flight Unit in Progress

MICHOUD ASSEMBLY FACILITY, NEW ORLEANS, LA - NASA has just finished welding together the very first fuel tank for America’s…

6 years ago

NASA’s Orion EM-1 Crew Module Passes Critical Pressure Tests

The next Orion crew module in line to launch to space on NASA’s Exploration Mission 1 (EM-1) has passed a…

6 years ago

NASA Welds First Flight Section of SLS Core Stage for 2018 Maiden Launch

One weld at a time, the flight hardware for NASA's mammoth new Space Launch System (SLS) booster has at last…

6 years ago

NASA Unveils Orion Pressure Vessel at KSC Launching on EM-1 Moon Mission in 2018

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL - NASA officials proudly unveiled the pressure vessel for the agency’s new Orion capsule destined to…

7 years ago

NASA Completes Welding on Lunar Orion EM-1 Pressure Vessel Launching in 2018

In a major step towards flight, engineers at NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans have finished welding together the…

7 years ago