06.21.13 - Engineers at NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility are installing massive tools specifically built to weld together pieces of NASA's new heavy-lift rocket.
06.19.13 - NASA is beginning a preliminary design review for its Space Launch System (SLS).
06.17.13 - NASA will debut new Space Launch System manufacturing and check on heavy-lift rocket development at Michoud Assembly Facility.
06.14.13 - J-2X engine No. 10002 completed a successful test on June 14 at the A-1 Test Stand at Stennis Space Center.› Video →
06.11.13 - NASA and industry partners are collaborating on critical parts that will unite the Space Launch System and Orion spacecraft.
06.06.13 - NASA plans to begin testing RS-25 engines for its new Space Launch System (SLS) in the fall of 2014.› Photos
06.03.13 - The center aft segment for qualification motor 1 was transported May 29 to its test area at the ATK facility in Promontory, Utah.
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).