First SLS launch remains on schedule for late August

WASHINGTON — Preparations for the primary flight of the House Launch System stay on monitor for a liftoff as quickly as Aug. 29, NASA officers stated Aug. 3. SLS managers and company... Read more »

NASA sets late August and early September launch dates for Artemis 1

WASHINGTON — NASA has reserved three days in late August and early September for the primary launch of its Area Launch System rocket to ship the Orion spacecraft to orbit across the... Read more »

NASA halts third attempt at SLS practice countdown

WASHINGTON — NASA lower quick a 3rd try and load propellants onto the Area Launch System for a countdown rehearsal April 14 after encountering a number of issues, together with a hydrogen... Read more »

NASA defends decision to proceed with modified SLS countdown test

WASHINGTON — NASA officers defended their determination to proceed with a modified model of a countdown rehearsal for the House Launch System that doesn’t contain fueling the rocket’s higher stage, saying they’ll... Read more »

SLS countdown test on hold after second scrub

COLORADO SPRINGS — After a collection of issues scrubbed a second countdown rehearsal for the Area Launch System April 4, NASA will wait till after the launch of a SpaceX mission to... Read more »

SLS test could delay Crew Dragon launch

WASHINGTON — A follow countdown for NASA’s Area Launch System might trigger a delay within the launch of a industrial mission to the Worldwide Area Station, a transfer with potential ripple results... Read more »