|Preparing America for Deep Space Episode 22: Building & Testing for Artemis|
Опубликовано: 23 авг. 2019 г.
NASA is working to land the first woman and the next man on the Moon by 2024. Teams across the country are charging ahead to make that happen as they build and test the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket, Orion spacecraft, and Exploration Ground Systems (EGS) at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center.
Some major recent milestones include: Orion – Spacecraft processing at the Operations & Checkout Building at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center; Successfully testing the launch abort system during the Ascent Abort-2 Test at Cape Canaveral. SLS – Connecting the Liquid Hydrogen Tank to the Core Stage; loading the Liquid Oxygen Tank Structural Test Article onto the Pegasus Barge at Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans. EGS – Mobile Launcher (ML) Roll-Out to Launch Pad 39B; Water Flow Test with the ML; Lightning Tower Painting at Pad 39B; and the Tail Service Mast Umbilical Drop Test.