NASA’s completed Artemis 1 rocket test could be a greenlight to the moon

NASA's completed Artemis 1 rocket test could be a greenlight to the moon

The rocket meant to blast NASA’s Artemis 1 mission to the moon completed a final hot fire test at the Stennis Space Center in Mississippi on Thursday. Applause from the NASA control room afterward was a sign the agency might be able to put a launch date on the calendar soon.

Four engines fired for a total of eight minutes — the time it takes to travel 100 miles — while docked during the hot fire of NASA’s big new Space Launch System (SLS) rocket, the last stage in a comprehensive series of tests known as the Green Run. NASA’s scientists and engineers have a lot of data to look at, but everything appeared to work successfully. Read more…

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