sls core stage

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…

10 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…

12 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…

1 year ago

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…

5 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…

5 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…

5 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 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

Kennedy’s Modernized Spaceport Passes Key Review Supporting SLS/Orion Launches

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL - Modernization of NASA’s launch infrastructure facilities at the Kennedy Space Center supporting the new SLS/Orion…

6 years ago

NASA Test Fires SLS Flight Engine Destined to Launch Astronauts Back to the Moon

NASA engineers have successfully test fired the first flight engine destined to power the agency’s mammoth new SLS rocket that…

6 years ago