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Busy Summer of SLS Engine Testing on the Stennis A1 Test Stand

10 Aug 2017, 23:00 UTC
Busy Summer of SLS Engine Testing on the Stennis A1 Test Stand NASA
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Testing of the new brain for the RS-25 engines that will help power the colossal Space Launch System (SLS) rocket uphill from launch pad 39B in the coming years has been on a roll at NASA’s Stennis Space Center all summer, and they just finished up testing of the fourth RS-25 engine controller (the brain) needed for the inaugural flight in 2019 – two weeks after the third test of another RS-25 engine flight controller.

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