Jun 21, 2021

NASA’s new moon rocket, the Space Launch System, takes shape in giant hangar

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The SLS moon rocket for Artemis 1 is all stacked up.

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA is one step closer to the moon. The space agency’s next megarocket, the Space Launch System (SLS) is coming together ahead of its first planned launch later this year.

The behemoth’s core stage arrived at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, via barge on April 27, before rolling into the massive Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB), its home until launch.

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