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WASHINGTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A test version of NASA's new Orion spacecraft will be at the Port of Los Angeles on Wednesday, Aug. 6, following testing with the U.S. Navy.
Engineers have taken a crucial step in preparing to test parts of NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) rocket that will send humans to new destinations in the solar system.
WASHINGTON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Engineers have taken a crucial step in preparing to test parts of NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) rocket that will send humans to new destinations
engineers at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, have taken the diffuser and cut it down to a much smaller size.
NASA engineers recently went on an auricle ride as a scale model of the Space Launch System (SLS), including solid rocket motors, was fired -- giving an "earful" of information about how low- and high-frequency sound waves will affect the rocket on the launch pad.
With just six months until its first trip to space, NASA’s Orion spacecraft continues taking shape at the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
NASA and Lockheed Martin engineers have installed the largest heat shield ever constructed on the crew module of the agency's Orion spacecraft. The work marks a major milestone on the path toward the spacecraft's first launch in December.
WASHINGTON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from NASA regarding the National Research Council report, "Pathways to Exploration - Rationales and Approaches
Test Demonstrates Key Structure's Max Load ARLINGTON, Va., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NASA and ATK (NYSE: ATK) are one step closer to meeting a 2017 launch date for NASA's
NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) will have the largest cryogenic fuel tanks ever used on a rocket. Stands to test the tanks and other hardware to ensure that these huge structures can withstand the incredible stresses of launch will be built at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama.
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