04.24.12 - The J-2X engine is back on the A-2 Test Stand at NASA's Stennis Space Center, ready for a more extensive round of tests.› Photo | › Video | › News Release
04.02.12 - NASA has completed the first test of solid rocket booster avionics for the Space Launch System, America's next heavy-lift launch vehicle.
03.30.12 - America's next heavy-lift launch vehicle -- the Space Launch System -- is one step closer to its first launch in 2017.
NASA has issued a Research Announcement for advanced development proposals to support the nation's next heavy-lift rocket, the Space Launch System.› Photo
03.14.12 - A sub-scale solid rocket motor designed to mimic NASA's Space Launch System booster design was successfully tested on Mar. 14.› Photo | › Video
J-2X engine 10001 is returning back to the A-2 Test Stand at NASA's Stennis Space Center for its second round of tests.
02.15.12 - Engineers at NASA's Stennis Space Center conducted an initial test of the J-2X engine powerpack Feb. 15, kicking off a series of key tests.› Photo | › Video
02.14.12 - NASA is looking for an advanced booster concept with the goal of reducing risk in the areas of affordability, reliability and performance.› Photo
02.07.12 - NASA will host an industry and academia day Feb. 14 at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala.› View Presentation (PDF, 4 Mb)
01.25.12 - A new series of tests on the engine that will help carry humans to deep space will begin next week at NASA's Stennis Space Center.› Photo
01.25.12 - A new era of human space exploration is beginning! NASA managers will share details at the next U.S. Space & Rocket Center "Pass the Torch" lecture.› Photo
01.12.12 - The relocation of the RS-25D space shuttle main engine inventory from Kennedy Space Center's Engine Shop in Cape Canaveral, Fla., is underway.› Photo
12.21.11 - The best tech gift for propulsion engineers might be NASA's first new human-rated rocket engine to be developed in 40 years, the J-2X.
12.16.11 - On Dec. 15, more than 120 aerospace industry leaders attended the Space Launch System's Advanced Booster Industry Day at the Marshall Center.
12.14.11 - NASA has completed the 2011 testing of the J-2X engine, preparing for another active year of testing in 2012.› View Video
12.07.11 - On Dec. 15, NASA's Marshall Center will host an industry day to share info about an upcoming NASA Research Announcement for the SLS advanced booster.
12.06.11 - For engineers working on the J-2X engine program, installation of the upgraded J-2X powerpack may feel like a long-awaited holiday gift.
12.01.11 - On Dec. 1, NASA successfully conducted a key stability test of the J-2X rocket engine.› View Video
The launcher is making the longest trip of its young life to begin a two-week series of structural tests at Launch Pad 39B at Kennedy Space Center.› View Video | › More Photos →
11.09.11 - NASA has conducted a successful 500-second test of the J-2X engine to help develop an upper stage for the heavy-lift Space Launch System.› Watch Video