SLS

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…

4 days ago

NASA Announces its Artemis Astronauts: 18 People Training to Fly to the Moon

NASA has announced the names of the 18 astronauts that make up the Artemis Team. A select few, and some…

1 month 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…

8 months ago

The First Artemis Launch has Been Delayed Until Mid-to-Late 2021

To kick off the Lunar Surface Innovation Consortium (LSIC), NASA Assoc. Admin. Steve Jurczyk indicated that the first Artemis mission…

11 months ago

Two NASA Heads Demoted, Possibly as Part of a Shake-Up to Get Back to the Moon.

NASA is experiencing a shake-up, as evidenced by the recent announcement that two longtime program leaders have been demoted.

2 years ago

SLS Rocket Promises To Do Better

The SLS rocket found its future launch manifest severely curtailed in a new budget request. This leaves the long overdue…

2 years 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…

2 years ago

NASA Report Outlines How it Will Go Back to the Moon, to Mars, and Beyond in a Sustainable Way

NASA recently released its National Space Exploration Campaign Report, detailing a sustainable plan to return to the Moon and go…

2 years ago

Aerojet Rocketdyne Tests Out its New Advanced Ion Engine System

In partnership with NASA, Aerodyne Rocketdyne recently conducted a successful test of their new Solar Electric Propulsion (SEP) ion engine.

2 years ago

Construction on the Orion Capsule is Done. Next it’ll be Sent to Florida for Final Assembly

The Orion space capsule that will send astronauts on a flyby of the Moon just arrived at the Kennedy Space…

2 years ago