05.22.13 - NASA engineers recently flipped a 1,000-pound adapter to prepare for Exploration Flight Test 1 in 2014 and Space Launch System flight in 2017.› Video
05.14.13 - Engineers have installed J-2X engine E10002 in the A-1 test stand at Stennis Space Center -- the first full engine installed in almost a decade.› Test Photo #2
04.29.13 - Before NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) flies to space on its inaugural mission in 2017, it will fly in place at Stennis Space Center.› Photos
04.22.13 - NASA has completed one chapter of next-generation rocket testing on the A-2 test stand at Stennis Space Center.› Photo
04.15.13 - NASA test conductors are making progress on the agency's new rocket by listening closely to the roar of four thrusters.› Photo | › Watch Video
03.26.13 - NASA engineers have had a busy winter assembling adapters that will assist with the initial test flight of Orion in 2014.› Photo | › Video
03.19.13 - The latest in cutting-edge manufacturing is already making a significant impact in the future of space exploration.› Photos
02.28.13 - NASA is developing the Stage Adapter that will support test flights of the Space Launch System (SLS) and Orion crew vehicle.
02.27.13 - The 550-second, full-duration test of the J-2X engine on Feb. 27 will provide critical information on the combustion stability of the engine.› Test Video #1 | › Test Video #2
02.22.13 - NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will see cutting-edge creation techniques for Space Launch System engines on Feb. 22 at the Marshall Center.› Photos | › Video
02.21.13 - NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will see cutting-edge creation techniques for Space Launch System engines on Feb. 22 at the Marshall Center.
02.15.13 - NASA engineers conducted the first in a new round of tests on the next-generation J-2X rocket engine Feb. 15 at Stennis Space Center.› View Video
02.14.13 - NASA has selected Aerojet for a $23.3 million contract for future advanced boosters for the agency's Space Launch System (SLS).
02.11.13 - NASA's progress for a return to deep space missions continues with a new round of tests on the next-generation J-2X rocket engine.› Photos
01.31.31 - NASA has conducted the second Flight Control Test of solid rocket booster avionics, part of the first two test flights of the Space Launch System.
01.24.13 - To help develop the nation's future heavy lift rocket, NASA resurrected the mighty F1 -- the world's most powerful rocket engine ever flown.› Photo | › View Video
01.15.13 - Why resurrect an Apollo-era rocket engine? To mine the secrets of the F-1 engine for an inspiration to create advanced, affordable propulsion systems.› Photos | › Video 1 | › Video 2
01.14.13 - NASA has awarded grants to nine universities for advanced development activities for the nation's next heavy-lift rocket, the Space Launch System.› Grant Information
12.21.12 - The team designing America's new flagship rocket has completed successfully a major technical review of the vehicle's core stage.› Photos
12.13.12 - NASA has completed the final test-firing of the J-2X powerpack assembly, an important component of America's next heavy-lift rocket.› Photos | › Video