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NASA’s SLS rocket finally passes its ignition test

TOPICS: Artemis 1, Artemis 2, Boeing, ignition test, Kennedy Space Center, NASA, Orion capsule, SLS rocket

Well, Boeing and NASA have finally gotten the SLS rocket’s central core to pass its ignition test. 499.6 seconds of ignition of its four Aerojet Rocketdyne RS-25 engines attest to that. That’s just over eight minutes, which is how long it will take for an SLS to enter orbit when an actual launch occurs. Apart […]

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TOPICS: Artemis 1, Artemis 2, Boeing, ignition test, Kennedy Space Center, NASA, Orion capsule, SLS rocket

Well, Boeing and NASA have finally gotten the SLS rocket’s central core to pass its ignition test. 499.6 seconds of ignition of its four Aerojet Rocketdyne RS-25 engines attest to that. That’s just over eight minutes, which is how long it will take for an SLS to enter orbit when an actual launch occurs. Apart […]

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