One of its main goals is to launch Artemis I, an unmanned lunar mission designed to show that its Orion spacecraft and “Space Launch System”
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is about to complete the final stage of the “green operation” test series. The series uses its pace to put the core stage (the agency called the “SLS rocket’s backbone”) into the core stage before it truly Launch it sometime in the future.
The eighth and final part of the test series may take place after NASA launches an exciting Heat on January 17.
NASA said in a statement on Tuesday: “The upcoming heat test will simultaneously ignite all four RS-25 engines on the platform for eight minutes to simulate the performance of the core platform during launch.”
In the development process, this is still at the core of NASA’s ambitious plan to bring humans back to the moon through the Artemis project by 2024.Last year’s report According to the cost of the plan, SLS will be affected by the setbacks and plans of the coronavirus pandemic.
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The SLS Green Run test will be conducted at the Stennis Space Center in Mississippi. This is a wet clothes rehearsal after NASA has solved an unexpected problem through previous tests. “This marks the first time that low temperature or Ultra-cold liquid propellant. It is completely filled and drained from the two huge water tanks of the SLS core stage.”
The wet clothes rehearsal was interrupted early, but NASA attributed the problem to a time issue, which was subsequently corrected and would not affect the fire. If all goes well, then NASA will still launch ArtemisI in the second half of 2021.
Each successful test will bring the moon closer to human hands.