Full Duration Engine Test for Space Launch System Rocket


NASA tested one of their RS-25 engines today in a full duration test at the Stennis Space Center in Mississippi. Four RS-25 engines will be mounted to the first stage of the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket that NASA will use to send astronauts further than ever before to locations such as Mars.

The engine uses liquid oxygen and liquid hydrogen and burned for 535 seconds, ignition occurred at 21:00 UTC.

Source: NASA Television



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