A technician works on part of the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket’s core stage for Artemis II in this March 11, 2023, image. Artemis II is the first Artemis mission that will send four astronauts around the Moon and return them home.
On March 17, technicians joined the engine section to the rest of the rocket stage; all five major structures of the SLS’s rocket core stage are now integrated. Next, teams will integrate the four RS-25 engines to the engine section to complete the stage.
Image Credit: NASA/ Michael DeMocker