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NASA Postpones the Area Launch System’s Rollout to KSC’s Pad 39B to No Earlier Than Subsequent Month…


A low-angle view of NASA's Space Launch System rocket inside the Vehicle Assembly Building's High Bay 3 at Kennedy Space Center in Florida...on September 20, 2021.
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Artemis I Replace (Information Launch)

NASA has up to date the schedule to maneuver the mixed Area Launch System rocket and Orion spacecraft out of the Car Meeting Constructing (VAB) to Launch Pad 39B on the company’s Kennedy Area Middle in Florida for testing to no sooner than March 2022.

NASA has added extra time to finish closeout actions contained in the VAB previous to rolling the built-in rocket and spacecraft out for the primary time. Whereas the groups will not be working any main points, engineers proceed work related to ultimate closeout duties and flight termination system testing forward of the moist gown rehearsal.

Groups are taking operations a step at a time to make sure the built-in system is able to safely launch the Artemis I mission. NASA is reviewing launch alternatives in April and Might.

Supply: NASA.Gov

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The Space Launch System's mobile launcher sits atop the pad at Kennedy Space Center's Launch Complex 39B in Florida...on June 28, 2019.
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