Watch NASA test fire a giant rocket engine for its mighty Space Launch System
When most rocket engines fire up, they’re going places. But not the RS-25. NASA this week anchored its RS-25 booster engine — one of four for its Space Launch System (SLS) rocket — firmly to the ground for a spectacular test that powered it to 113

NASA fires shuttle rocket engine to the max during test for Space Launch System
Like a “Spinal Tap” guitarist, NASA turned the dial up to 11 today on a souped-up rocket engine from the bygone space shuttle program. The 260-second engine firing at Stennis Space Center in Mississippi represented the toughest test yet for hardware

Space Launch System: Watch Nasa fire up its next big rocket engine at highest
Nasa has released a new video demonstrating the power core of its upcoming behemoth of a rocket, the Space Launch System. The clip is from a recent “hot fire” test of the engine that is set to power the vehicle designed to take Nasa astronauts on missions

The leaning tower of Nasa: $1 BILLION ‘mobile launchpad’ may only be used to fire rockets to space once because it is tilting
Nasa . test. This was the third full-duration test conducted on the A-1 Test Stand at Stennis this year. ‘Four RS-25 engines will help power SLS at launch, supplying a combined 2 million pounds of thrust and working in conjunction with a pair of solid

NASA cranks Space Launch System engine test up to 11
When NASA’s Space Launch System rocket finally lifts off from Kennedy Space Center, the blast is going to be big. The latest test of one of the engines set to power the first humans into deep space since 1972 got to show just how big in a test Wednesday

NASA Tests Giant Rocket Engine Right After Mike Pence Praises Falcon Heavy
On Wednesday at the Stennis Space Center is Mississippi, NASA fired up one of the 16 massive rocket engines that should eventually be . In what was likely just a bit of an ironic coincidence, the test was conducted on the same day that Vice President

RS-25 Engine Throttles Up for Deep Space Exploration
All SLS configurations are powered by four RS-25 engines attached to the 212-foot-tall core stage, the backbone of the rocket being built at NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans. The latest RS-25 hot fire test also was the fourth involving an