space launch system

Artemis 1 Sends Back Snapshots of Earth as It Speeds Toward the Moon

As it heads for the moon, NASA's Orion space capsule is sending back snapshots of Earth that evoke the "blue…

2 weeks ago

NASA Says It’s Satisfied With Rehearsal for SLS Moon Rocket Launch

NASA says it's finished with having to do full-scale dress rehearsals for the first liftoff of its moon-bound Space Launch…

5 months ago

Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder Provides the Music for NASA's new SLS Video

Eddie Vedder's Invincible: a musical tribute to the rollout of the SLS, the coming launch of Artemis I, and humanity's…

8 months ago

The Space Shuttle was Originally Hoped to be a Fully Reusable two-Stage Rocket

A new animation shows what an alternate design for the Space Shuttle - a fully-reusable two-stage vehicle (DC-3) - would…

10 months ago

Artemis 1 Comes Together as the Orion Capsule is Stacked on Top of the Space Launch System

The Artemis I rocket has been fully stacked is ready for the final tests before launch!

1 year ago

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…

2 years 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…

2 years 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…

3 years 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…

3 years 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)…

3 years ago