NASA says Friday launch of giant Moon rocket possible

By: AFP
Published: 11:22 PM, 29 Aug, 2022
NASA says Friday launch of giant Moon rocket possible
Caption: A NASA helicopter flies past the agency’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket with the Orion spacecraft aboard atop the mobile launcher at Launch Pad 39B.
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A test flight of NASA's powerful new Moon rocket may be possible on Friday, officials said, after the US space agency scrubbed Monday's launch because of an engine issue.

"Friday is definitely in play," Artemis 1 mission manager Mike Sarafin told reporters.

"They're still holding in the launch countdown configuration and we're preserving the option for Friday."

AFP

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