space launch system

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…

2 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…

4 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!

7 months 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…

1 year 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…

1 year 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…

2 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…

2 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

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…

4 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…

4 years ago