Watch NASA bring its massive Artemis 1 moon rocket back to the launch pad tonight

Beginning just after midnight Monday, June 6, technicians at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Florida are set to begin ferrying the agency’s massive Artemis 1 lunar rocket to its launch pad for a crucial rehearsal of the count. backwards.

Artemis 1the first launch of the new NASA Space Launch System (SLS) megarocket, will send an unmanned Orion capsule around the moon and back. NASA officials have expressed hope that Artemis 1 will lift off as early as August, but the SLS and Orion must first conduct a series of simulated refueling and launch countdown tests, known as the dress rehearsal, which is scheduled to begin at KSC’s Pad 39B on June 19.

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