NASA Considers Commercial Understudy For First SLS Flight

Credit: Artist's concept of Orion: NASA
NASA is considering the use of commercial rockets for what was supposed to be the agency’s Space Launch System (SLS) debut, Exploration Mission-1 (EM-1), Administrator Jim Bridenstine told lawmakers March 13. SLS is struggling to meet its scheduled June 2020 launch date for that uncrewed, three-week...
Jen DiMascio

Based in Washington, Jen previously managed Aviation Week’s worldwide defense, space and security coverage.

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