SLS Performance Right On Target, Says Boeing’s Shannon

SLS' four RS-25 main engines

The SLS’ four RS-25 main engines ignite 6 sec. before liftoff on Nov. 16.

Credit: NASA TV
CAPE CANAVERAL—The Space Launch System (SLS) met all performance expectations during its debut flight, which sent an uncrewed Orion capsule on its way to a distant lunar orbit. “It’s been quite a road to get here, but to see it be so successful and to have all the hard work pay off is is very...

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