First SLS Core Stage Departs Hangar

SLS Core Stage Rollout at Michoud Assembly Facility, New Orleans.
Credit: NASA
NEW ORLEANS—The shuttle-derived core booster for NASA’s first Space Launch System (SLS) heavy-lift rocket rolled out from its processing hangar at the Michoud Assembly Facility in East New Orleans Jan. 8 and was loaded onto a barge for a nine-hour river cruise to Stennis Space Center in Mississippi...

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