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Artemis 1: to boldly go where four RS-25 engines have gone many times before

Artist’s rendering of SLS at launch, with four RS-25 engines, along with a pair of solid rocket boosters, providing 8.8 million pounds of thrust. Image: NASA/MSFC Each of the four RS-25 engines currently positioned at the base of NASA’s Space Launch System have gone to space many times before, and each has an interesting story …

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What to know about Artemis 1, NASA’s first lunar mission in 50 years

NASA’s giant Space Launch System (SLS) rocket is about to blast off for a trip to the Moon, a mission the US space agency says will lay the foundation for a long-term presence on the lunar surface . The Artemis 1 mission is a critically important test flight. The launch, scheduled for Monday, will see …

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