Topic: Kim Henry
Written by Kim Henry
NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center
Huntsville, AL – The rocket that will launch humans farther into space than ever before passed a major NASA review Wednesday. The Space Launch System (SLS) Program completed a combined System Requirements Review and System Definition Review, which set requirements of the overall launch vehicle system. SLS now moves ahead to its preliminary design phase.
The SLS will launch NASA’s Orion spacecraft and other payloads, and provide an entirely new capability for human exploration beyond low Earth orbit.
An artist rendering of the various configurations of NASA’s Space Launch System. (NASA)
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