NASA weighs Artemis 1 lunar rocket launch readiness after fueling success

NASA weighs Artemis 1 lunar rocket launch readiness after fueling success

NASA weighs Artemis 1 lunar rocket launch readiness after fueling success

Monday (June 20) was a big day for NASA’s Artemis 1 mission.

The agency’s massive new moon rocket, the Space Launch System (SLS), concluded a more than 50-hour launch simulation known as a “wet dress rehearsal” Monday night (June 20). After several failed attempts in April, mission team members were able to: full fuel for SLS for the first time on Monday, completing a series of crucial pre-launch tests.