NASA assesses Artemis 1 lunar rocket launch readiness after fueling success

Monday (June 20) was a big day for NASA’s Artemis 1 mission.

The agency’s huge new moon rocket, the Space Launch System (SLS), concluded Monday night (June 20) a more than 50-hour launch simulation known as the “wetsuit rehearsal.” After several failed attempts in April, members of the mission team were able to full SLS fuel for the first time on Monday, concluding a series of crucial pre-launch tests.

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