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SLS Moon Rocket, Orion Capsule to Move to Launch Pad Soon, NASA To Make a Spectacle
SLS Moon Rocket, Orion Capsule to Move to Launch Pad Soon, NASA To Make a Spectacle

17 Nov 2021, 10:56 UTC / NASA says it will roll out the SLS-Orion combo to its launch pad by the end of winter, plans to conduct first tests shortly after

 
SLS Rocket Turns to Dust as It Strips to Reveal Its Secrets
SLS Rocket Turns to Dust as It Strips to Reveal Its Secrets

11 Nov 2021, 16:34 UTC / Animation shows the inner workings of the Space Launch System rocket that will form the backbone of the Artemis Moon exploration program

 
Artemis I Moon Mission Explained in a Few Easy Steps and Some Confusing Acronyms
Artemis I Moon Mission Explained in a Few Easy Steps and Some Confusing Acronyms

6 Nov 2021, 10:26 UTC / The Artemis I mission is the dry run to the Moon of the Orion capsule, the one that should open the doors to a new age in space exploration

 
Orion Spaceship Adapter Looks Like a Giant Bowl of Soup, Has CubeSats Inside
Orion Spaceship Adapter Looks Like a Giant Bowl of Soup, Has CubeSats Inside

16 Aug 2021, 12:27 UTC / NASA shares an image of the Orion stage adapter that will carry inside it a number of CubeSats that will be deployed during the Artemis I mission later in 2021

 
These Are the Numbers Behind the Insanely Powerful SLS Moon Rocket
These Are the Numbers Behind the Insanely Powerful SLS Moon Rocket

10 Aug 2021, 15:22 UTC / America spent ten years and $18.6 billion on getting the Space Launch System rocket ready to power the Artemis Moon exploration program

 
Artemis SLS Rocket  “On the Path to the Pad” As Flight Software Meets Computer
Artemis SLS Rocket “On the Path to the Pad” As Flight Software Meets Computer

10 Aug 2021, 10:03 UTC / NASA is in the final stages of preparations with the Space Launch System rocket, now testing the assembly's flight software

 
View From Inside the SLS Assembly Building Shows True Scale of Massive Boosters
View From Inside the SLS Assembly Building Shows True Scale of Massive Boosters

14 May 2021, 12:09 UTC / The European Space Agency shares a photo from inside NASA's Vehicle Assembly Building where the SLS boosters and core stage are coming together

 
SLS Rocket Core Stage Arrives at Kennedy, Looks Absolutely Huge Next to Cars
SLS Rocket Core Stage Arrives at Kennedy, Looks Absolutely Huge Next to Cars

30 Apr 2021, 09:14 UTC / The Boeing core stage of the Space Launch Systems arrives at the Kennedy Space Center, where it will be paired with the rest of the components

 
World’s Most Powerful Rocket Heading for the Kennedy Space Center
World’s Most Powerful Rocket Heading for the Kennedy Space Center

26 Apr 2021, 14:11 UTC / NASA begins moving the core stage of the Space Launch System from Mississippi to Florida; from there, it will take off as Artemis I at the end of the year

 
NASA’s Largest Rocket Element Ever Nails Hot Fire Test
NASA’s Largest Rocket Element Ever Nails Hot Fire Test

20 Mar 2021, 09:55 UTC / NASA conducts a successful hot fire test of the core stage of the Space Launch System, opens the doors to the Artemis missions

 
NASA Says SLS Ready for a Second Hot Fire Test, Coming in Late February
NASA Says SLS Ready for a Second Hot Fire Test, Coming in Late February

6 Feb 2021, 09:18 UTC / NASA determined that “a second, longer hot fire test should be conducted and would pose minimal risk to the Artemis I core stage," test coming by end of month

 
NASA SLS Hot Fire Test Failure Blamed on Hydraulic System
NASA SLS Hot Fire Test Failure Blamed on Hydraulic System

22 Jan 2021, 16:26 UTC / NASA says a hydraulic system on auxiliary power unit 2 is to blame for the abruptly-ended SLS hot fire test, safety systems kicked in

 
Space Launch System Hot Fire Test Failed, NASA Looking Into Why
Space Launch System Hot Fire Test Failed, NASA Looking Into Why

18 Jan 2021, 14:07 UTC / Saturday's hot fire test of the SLS' core stage four RS engines was cut short as the engines shut down one minute into the eight-minute test

 
NASA Moves Final SLS Hot Fire Test to January 16, Here's How to Watch
NASA Moves Final SLS Hot Fire Test to January 16, Here's How to Watch

16 Jan 2021, 09:04 UTC / In an announcement made earlier this week, NASA said it now plans on running the test today, January 16, at the Stennis Space Center in Mississippi

 
NASA Ready for Full Blown SLS Hot Fire Test, Could Take Place as Soon as January
NASA Ready for Full Blown SLS Hot Fire Test, Could Take Place as Soon as January

6 Jan 2021, 16:53 UTC / A hot fire exercise that will see all four of the SLS core stage’s RS-25 engines being fired up and burned for up to eight minutes takes place later this month

 
More Powerful SLS Upper Stage in the Works, Moon and Mars Stand No Chance
More Powerful SLS Upper Stage in the Works, Moon and Mars Stand No Chance

26 Dec 2020, 08:05 UTC / Boeing said last week that a critical design review for the Exploration Upper Stage (EUS) of the Space Launch System (SLS) opens the doors to production

 
SLS Rocket Has Fire Running Through Its Veins, Animation Shows
SLS Rocket Has Fire Running Through Its Veins, Animation Shows

26 Sep 2020, 05:05 UTC / Animation shows inside one of the boosters that will make up the Space Launch System Rocket, hardware to launch Orion spaceship to the Moon

 
NASA to 3D Print Rocket Parts with Metal Powder and Lasers
NASA to 3D Print Rocket Parts with Metal Powder and Lasers

14 Sep 2020, 15:35 UTC / A NASA project called Rapid Analysis and Manufacturing Propulsion Technology seeks to use 3D printing to create rocket parts for the Artemis program

 
Space Launch System Booster Test Fire Shakes the Ground in Utah
Space Launch System Booster Test Fire Shakes the Ground in Utah

3 Sep 2020, 11:55 UTC / A Space Launch System booster test fire took place this week in Utah, as NASA is trying to see how this element of the Moon rocket performs

 
Rockets and Spacecraft That Will Take Humans to the Moon Travel by Train
Rockets and Spacecraft That Will Take Humans to the Moon Travel by Train

17 Jun 2020, 13:33 UTC / Parts of the Space Launch System Rocket and the Orion spacecraft travel by train from Utah to the Kennedy Space Center in Florida