Fourth SLS Core Stage Engine Controller Clears Ground Test

Credit: Aerojet Rocketdyne
HOUSTON—NASA and Aerojet Rocketdyne report completion of ground testing of the fourth controller for the four RS-25 liquid hydrogen/oxygen rocket engines that are to power the Space Launch System (SLS) core stage of the agency’s Exploration Mission-1 test launch. The 500-sec. test was conducted Aug...
Mark Carreau

Mark is based in Houston, where he has written on aerospace for more than 25 years. While at the Houston Chronicle, he was recognized by the Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation in 2006 for his professional contributions to the public understanding of America's space program through news reporting.

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