In pictures, the SLS launcher seen from space

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At the end of 2021, NASA’s new heavy launcher, the SLS (Space Launch System), will launch the first Artemis I mission to the Moon. This will be your first flight.

After being transferred to your launch pad (unroll, in English), the Airbus Pléiades Neo satellite acquired a series of satellite images of the En général, un lanceur se compose de plusieurs étages (fusée gigogne ou composite).
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This constellation has several noteworthy features, including offering images of the ground with a resolution of 30 centimeters per pixel over a (cut) surface of 14 km. A record for this image quality. This explains why it is possible to see in the same image, launch pad 39B, the assembly building (Vehicle Assembly Building or VAB), and the 6.4 kilometers of road that separate them. You can also see the tractor (tracked transporter) used to drive the launcher from the VAB to its launch location.

In pictures, the first outing of NASA’s giant SLS rocket

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NASA yesterday released its space launch system (SLS) from the room in which it was assembled at the Kennedy Space Center in – La Cape Canaveral Air Station (CCAS) qui prit en charge les lanceurs Saturn et assure la gestion des tirs des lanceurs Titan, Atlas et Delta.
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(Florida, United States). The powerful launcher that will carry the next human missions to the Une lune avec un « L » minuscule est le satellite d’une planète. Par exemple Phobos et Deimos sont les deux lunes de la planète Mars.
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Yesterday, Thursday, March 17, 2022, in the late afternoon — around 6:00 p.m. local time — the space launch system NASA’s SLS — the powerful launcher whose mission will be to bring astronauts on the moon — has finally left the room of the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral (Florida, USA) in which it was mounted. Head to Launch Pad 39B, just over four miles away.

Six kilometers to the launch pad.

Six kilometers is not much. But for a 98.3 meter tall SLS launcher, hooked upright on its « tracker »this kind of mythical tractor that had been imagined within the framework of the apollo program and from whom La vitesse ayant une direction et une intensité est représentée par un vecteur, le vecteur vitesse. La vitesse relative est la vitesse d’un corps par rapport à un autre ou par rapport à un repère.” data-image=”https://cdn.futura-sciences.com/buildsv6/images/midioriginal/3/1/9/319daf63f4_77541_leibniz-dp.jpg” data-url=”https://news.google.com/sciences/definitions/physique-vitesse-324/” data-more=”Lire la définition”>speed point does not exceed 1.5 kilometers per hour, it is quite an adventure.

Thus, it will have taken no less than 11 hours of cautious expedition to transport the SLS launcher and its more than 1,300 tons – with only its Ex : ils sont utilisé en deux ou quatre exemplaires sur certains lanceurs Ariane.” data-url=”https://news.google.com/sciences/definitions/univers-booster-3598/” data-more=”Lire la définition”>reinforcement charged powder – in the without shooting which could be released from June 6. It will be based on the results of the tests you will now take over the next two weeks.

This is the big day! NASA’s mighty SLS launcher is finally shown off in full tomorrow

Preparation continues for the maiden flight of the SLS, NASA’s launch vehicle to return to the Moon. Tomorrow it will be transferred to its launch pad with the vehicle on board. But just to try. Its launch for a flight around the Moon could take place in June or July.

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The return of Americans to the Moon is actively being prepared. The delays in building of the very powerful and very large SLS launcher are today a bad memory. All the lights appear to be green despite the initial schedule delay which provided for a first flight in 2017!

The launcher, with the Orion vehicle on board for the Artemis 1 mission, is currently in its assembly building (Vehicle Assembly Building or VAB), the same used by space shuttles for assembly and preparation. After a final review, NASA cleared the launcher for installation on Launch Pad 39B at the Kennedy Space Center, located several miles from the VAB. The operation is scheduled for March 17 and will be broadcast live on Nasa.tv.

This transfer to the launch pad does not mean launch is near! Before the launch of Artemis 1, NASA has planned several weeks of controls and tests that will end with a complete repetition of the countdown, that is, the filling of the main stage in Généralités
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of the four RS-25 engines which, of course, will not take place.

Uncertainty about the release date

This dress rehearsal should begin on April 3 with the filling operations of the tanks on the main floor. Assuming all went well, NASA would be looking at a June or July launch. The option of a previous release, when Fonction de la fenêtre
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of filming that will be inaugurated on May 7 and will close on May 21, is also being studied.

At the end of this test and analysis, NASA should be able to announce the launch date.

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