Technical Issue Nixes First SLS Launch Attempt

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CAPE CANAVERAL—A procedure to thermally condition the Space Launch System (SLS) main engines for flight failed during the closing hours of the launch countdown on Aug. 29, prompting a scrub. NASA had hoped to test the so-called hydrogen kick-start procedure during its June 20 wet dress rehearsal for...

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