Human Presence in Lunar Orbit One Step Closer with Successful RS-25 Engine Test
STENNIS SPACE CENTER, Miss.,
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EM-2 will be the first mission to launch astronauts aboard the Orion spacecraft with the Exploration Upper Stage (EUS) on top of the Space Launch System (SLS).
"This is an exciting time in human spaceflight as we move beyond low Earth orbit and into deep space," said
Each SLS rocket is powered by
"Earlier this month we completed work on all four engines required for
"Aerojet Rocketdyne's broad range of chemical and electric propulsion solutions will help NASA expand the frontier of human exploration," added Drake.
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