10.02.12 - The largest, most powerful solid rocket booster ever built for flight is being assembled for NASA's Space Launch System by ATK Space Systems.› Video | › Photos
10.01.12 - NASA has awarded three contracts to improve affordability, reliability and performance of an advanced booster for the Space Launch System.› Photo
09.21.12 - NASA has selected 26 proposals for advanced development activities for the nation's next heavy lift rocket, the Space Launch System (SLS).
09.12.12 - This week marks one year of progress since the formation of the Space Launch System (SLS), the nation's next step in human exploration efforts.› Photos | › Video
08.23.12 - Engineers are using wind tunnel testing at the Marshall Center and Langley Research Center to enhance the development of NASA's Space Launch System.› Photos | › Video
07.25.12 - NASA's Space Launch System has passed a major NASA review and is ready to move ahead to its preliminary design phase.› Photos
07.24.12 - As Olympic athletes converge on London with dreams of winning gold, NASA is also setting J-2X testing records.› View Video
07.13.12 - NASA engineers conducted a 550-second test of the new J-2X rocket engine at Stennis Space Center in Mississippi on July 13.› View Alternate Photo | › View video
07.13.12 - NASA has selected six proposals to improve the affordability, reliability and performance of an advanced booster for the Space Launch System (SLS).
06.29.12 - When NASA conducts its first test launch of the Orion spacecraft in 2014, the crew module's designers will record invaluable data.› Photos | › View Video
06.21.12 - The nation's space exploration program is taking a critical step forward with a successful major technical review of the SLS core stage.
06.13.12 - NASA conducted a 260-second J-2X engine test at the Stennis Space Center in southern Mississippi on June 13.› View Video
06.08.12 - NASA's Stennis Space Center broke its own record on June 8 with a 1,150-second test on the new J-2X powerpack.› Photos | › Video
05.31.12 - NASA engineers can now begin developing the SLS flight software using newly delivered software test bed computers from Boeing.› Photos
05.25.12 - Testing of the next-generation J-2X rocket engine continues to set standards with a 40-second test of the engine on May 25.› View Video
05.18.12 - NASA's Space Launch System is moving further in development faster thanks to proven advanced technologies like friction stir welding.› Photo
05.16.12 - The shake, rattle and roar was brief, but the J-2X test on May 16 at Stennis Space Center moved NASA ever closer to deep space.› View Video
05.10.12 - NASA conducted a long duration test of the J-2X powerpack, 340 seconds total, at the Stennis Space Center in southern Mississippi on May 10.› Photo | › Photo | › Photo | › Video
05.08.12 - NASA engineers are testing parts of the Orion service module to ensure the spacecraft can withstand the harsh realities of deep space missions.
04.26.12 - NASA has kicked off the next round of J-2X testing, gathering data on the engine nozzle extension, the test stand "clamshell" and start/shutdown.› Watch video