NASA, Boeing Complete Crucial Test of Space Launch System Propulsion System Written 7 August 2020


Artist's rendtion of the Space Launch System. | NASA

UPI reports that NASA and The Boeing Company “said Thursday they completed a crucial test of propulsion systems on the Space Launch System moon rocket in Mississippi, advancing toward a full hot-fire or ‘green run’ of the massive vehicle’s engines in October.” Boeing Green Run Director Mark Nappi said in an interview, “We’ve learned that this rocket is operating very well, as designed. ... There’s been very few surprises. The software is of excellent quality.” The “final green run hot fire in October will see the rocket’s core stage fire at full power for eight minutes while locked down on the test stand at Stennis Space Center.”
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