New and improved Artemis moon rocket engine test fired by NASA

NASA engineers have hot-fired the redesigned Artemis moon rocket in preparation for future space Launch System (SLS) flights that will take humanity back to the moon and beyond. 

The test of the RS-25 engine was conducted at the Fred Haise Test Stand located at NASA’s Stennis space Center near Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, on Wednesday, Feb. 22. The test is part of a series to support the production of the new RS-25 engines by contractor Aerojet Rocketdyne, the lead space Launch System engine contractor.

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