NASA is Ready to launch its largest rocket element that NASA has ever built. The Core Stage of (SLS) Space Launch System of NASA rocket, fires the Four RS-25 Engines for 499 seconds that is 8.19 minutes. This test happened at NASA’s Stennis Space center Near Bay St. Louis. Mississippi.

Test Results of Rocket!

The Rocket successfully passed the “hot fire test”. It is a critical milestone ahead of the agency’s Artenims I mission, this will send an uncrewed Orion spacecraft on the test flight around the moon and get it back to the Earth. It aims at paving the way for future Artemis Missions for Astronauts.

“The SLS is the most powerful rocket NASA has ever built, and during today’s test the core stage of the rocket generated more than 1.6 million pounds of thrust within seven seconds. The SLS is an incredible feat of engineering and the only rocket capable of powering America’s next-generation missions that will place the first woman and the next man on the Moon,” said acting NASA Administrator Steve Jurczyk. “Today’s successful hot fire test of the core stage for the SLS is an important milestone in NASA’s goal to return humans to the lunar surface – and beyond.”


“This longer hot fire test provided the wealth of data we needed to ensure the SLS core stage can power every SLS rocket successfully,” said John Honeycutt, manager for the SLS Program at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. “During this test, the team conducted new operations with the core stage for the first time, repeated some critical operations, and recorded test data that will help us verify the core stage is ready for the first and future SLS flights for NASA’s Artemis program.”

Source: NASA.GOV
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