Hot Fire Test of SLS Rocket Core Stage

NASA Completes SLS Rocket Test

NASA hopes to eventually use the Space Launch System rocket to fly astronauts to the moon, but it has been plagued by problems.
Vertical Assembly Center at NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans

NASA SLS Unveils Largest Spacecraft Welder to Build the Most Powerful Rocket to Date

Ever wonder what you’d need to build the world’s largest spacecraft? The world’s largest tools, of course. Looking to usher in a new era of space exploration, late last August NASA approved the next generation of American rockets, known as the Space Launch System (SLS). Built for deep-space missions the core stage of the rocket is more than 200 feet tall and 27.6 feet in diameter, allowing enough space to fuel four RS-25 engines.
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