NASA sets targets for Artemis I core stage hot fire, trip to Kennedy Space Center

NASA is targeting mid-November to light up all four engines of the Space Launch System core stage to be used on the Artemis I mission to the moon, and wants to get it to Kennedy Space Center in mid-January.

Currently installed in the B-2 Test Stand at NASA’s Stennis Space Center in Mississippi, the massive 212-foot-tall core stage has completed six of eight planned green run tests before it can be shipped to KSC by barge as the final piece of the first mission of the Artemis program, slated for launch in November 2021. Read more here.