NASA Drops 450,000 Gallons of Water on SLS Mobile Launcher

Michael Howard

October 12, 2019

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NASA releases 450,000 gallons of water in a matter of moments during their seventh and final water flow test at LC-39B in support of the upcoming Artemis / SLS launch.

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Workers from Jacobs watch the Core Stage Pathfinder arrive at KSC. Photo credit: Bill Jelen / We Report Space

SLS Core Stage Test Article Arrives at KSC for Crane Practice

A mock-up of the Space Launch Systems (SLS) core stage arrived at Kennedy Space Center today via the Pegasus barge for a month of testing inside the VAB.

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NASA's DC-8 is outfitted with a science laboratory that will measure and characterize the smoke from wildfires. Photo: Bruce "Sparky" Parker / We Report Space.

FIREX-AQ Seeks to Characterize Smoke from Wildfires and Controlled Burns

NASA, NOAA, and several partners have started a seven-week study to characterize smoke from wildfires and agricultural controlled burns.

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Lift-off at CCAFS Launch Complex 46. Photo: Michael Seeley.

Successful Orion Abort Test Brings NASA Closer to Moon Mission

At 7AM local time on July 2, 2019, NASA conducted a test of the Orion Launch Abort System. After 50 seconds of powered flight, NASA initiated the abort sequence and the Launch Abort System successfully pulled the Orion crew module away from the rocket.

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What Cocoa Beach Viewers Will See During Tomorrow's Orion Ascent Abort Test Tomorrow

Anyone on Cocoa Beach tomorrow at 7AM will witness a fascinating show during the unmanned Orion Ascent Abort Test 2. The two-hour launch window begins at 7 AM on Tuesday July 2, 2019 with a back-up launch day of July 3, 2019.

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