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NASA sees “reasonable chance” of first SLS launch this year – SpaceNews

NASA remains cautiously optimistic that the first launch of the SLS rocket can take place before the end of the year despite a second Green Run test.

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WASHINGTON NASA remains cautiously optimistic that the first launch of the Space Launch System rocket can take place before the end of the year despite having to perform a second hotfire test of the rockets core stage.
That test, the culmination of the Green Run test campaign for the core stage that started in early 2020, is scheduled for Feb. 25 at the Stennis Space Center in Mississippi. Ignition of the stages four RS-25 engines is scheduled for around 5 p.m. Eastern, assuming the countdown goes…

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