In a few years, space travelers will embark on a wide range of space missions near Earth and farther into the solar system. NASA's new Space Launch System rocket will take them there. A modular, heavy-lift launch vehicle that can be configured in different ways for different missions, the SLS rocket will carry astronauts into orbit, as well as massive payloads destined for distant places. NASA's SLS heavy-lift rocket is being developed alongside many commercial rockets and spacecraft to open the solar system for exploration.
What Comes Next
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What Comes Next is part of the Rockets Educator Guide