NASA Installs Flight Software on Space Launch System Rocket Written 11 August 2021


NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) | Credit: NASA

ExecutiveGov reports that NASA has installed “software designed to facilitate the flight and guidance of the Space Launch System rocket, which will lift the Orion spacecraft for future exploration missions.” NASA said Tuesday that engineers are running tests to certify the software, installed upon assembly of the SLS at the Kennedy Space Center. SLS Systems Engineering and Integration Manager David Beaman said, “The mission certification and performance certification tests are the next step for the rocket’s software on the path to launch and flight ahead of Artemis I.”
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