NASA, Northrop Grumman Test Fire SLS Booster Written 3 September 2020


Solid rocket booster test of Space Launch System. | Scott Mohrman; NASA/Northrop Grumman

SPACE reports that at 3:05 p.m. Wednesday, “a full-scale flight support booster (FSB) test” of NASA’s Space Launch System was conducted from Promontory, Utah. The results of the two-minute test “will be analyzed to see how well it went, officials said during” a live broadcast of the test. The booster “was supposed to fire 3.6 million pounds of thrust upon ignition and remain active for 122 seconds, but the exact performance metrics will be released at a later time.”
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