NASA loads SLS core stage with propellant for the first time


The Space Launch System (SLS) rocket’s core stage for the Artermis I lunar mission has successfully completed its seventh Green Run test.

NASA on Monday (10th Dec) powered up the core stage avionics and loaded propellant for the first time.

To complete this wet dress rehearsal exercise, engineers loaded more than 700,000 gallons of cryogenic, or supercooled, propellent, which were transferred from facility barge systems to the core stage.

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