space launch system

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…

7 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…

9 months ago

Weekly Space Hangout: November 6, 2019 – Tiera & Myron Fletcher, Engineers on NASA’s Space Launch System

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Wz-Mz8A-bQ Hosts: Fraser Cain (universetoday.com / @fcain) Nancy Atkinson ( @Nancy_A / @nancyatkinson_ut) Beth Johnson (@planetarypan) Veranika Klimovich ( @VeronikaSpace)…

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…

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

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…

3 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – February 17, 2017: Samuel Mason, Director of the Tesla Science Foundation

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Special Guest: Samuel Mason is the Director of the Tesla Science Foundation, NJ Chapter. The mission…

4 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…

5 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…

5 years ago

The Orion’s Heat Shield Gets a Scorching on Re-entry

Yes, she's a little worse for wear, isn't she? But then again, that's what atmospheric re-entry and 2200 °Celsius (4000 °Fahrenheit)…

6 years ago