Category: SLS

See how NASA’s new lunar mega-rocket sizes up to past and future astronaut launch systems

Marianne Ayala/Insider NASA built a new mega-rocket, the Space Launch System, to return astronauts to the moon. SLS, which stands taller than the Statue of Liberty, launched for the first time Wednesday. See how SLS compares to past, current, and future rockets in measurement and power. NASA constructed a new mega-rocket for the subsequent lunar astronaut period, and it launched for the first time on…

The Artemis I mission launches NASA’s return to the moon, 50 years after the last moonwalk. Astronauts explain why it...

The Space Launch System rocket arrives at the launchpad in Florida, on August 17, 2022. NASA/Joel Kowsky NASA launched its new Space Launch System towards the moon for the first time Wednesday. The rocket is designed to return astronauts to the lunar floor for the first time in additional than 50 years. NASA astronauts say it’s taking so lengthy to return to the moon due…