NASA won't be sending astronauts aboard the first integrated flight of the SLS rocket and the Orion capsule. it was initially considered but was scrapped later on.
NASA"s most powerful rocket won't be flying its maiden flight on 2018. This is after GAO reported that there is very little time to prepare for the first flight given the difficulties the mission is facing.
NASA engineers test fired the brains of the SLS rocket scheduled for launch in 2018. Three more engines are scheduled for testing in the following months.
NASA will look into the possibility of sending astronauts aboard the first flight of the SLS rocket. Exploration Mission 1 will be the maiden flight of Orion and SLS together.
Tornadoes devastated New Orleans where a NASA facility is also located. The facility is where the agency's most powerful rocket is being manufactured.
NASA is preparing for the Space Launch System’s (SLS) big test series. A test version of the rocket’s powerful propulsion system was installed at the agency’s Marshall Space Flight Center to begin hardware tests.
NASA is developing the most powerful rocket ever made, the Space Launch System (SLS) but in order to make it work, a reliable and sturdy engine shall be tested first.