Friday, January 04, 2013
Space Launch System Rocket's Core Gets Rave Review on This Week @NASA
The core stage of NASA's Space Launch System -- America's new flagship rocket -- has successfully completed a major technical review by meeting system requirements within acceptable risk, and fell within schedule and budget constraints. The first flight test of the SLS, propelling an un-crewed Orion spacecraft beyond the moon, is scheduled for 2017. Also, rocket's powerpack testing; happy landings; new SCaN satellite; TP Toss; and, more!