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See NASA’s massive SLS moon rocket fire up (and shut down early) – CNET

Before the first major Artemis mission takes off, NASA needs to prove its huge rocket system is up to the task with a spectacular “Green Run” hot fire test.



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The latest SLS Green Run tests are taking place at NASA’s Stennis Space Center in Mississippi.
One of NASA’s main goals for 2021 is to launch Artemis I, an uncrewed moon mission meant to show the Orion spacecraft and Space Launch System rocket can safely send humans to our lunar neighbor. But first, NASA made some noise with a fiery SLS test on Saturday.
NASA was nearing the end of the Green Run test series that puts the core stage through its paces before it actually launches off this rock…

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