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NASA_SLS

NASA_SLS

NASA's Space Launch System is a heavy-lift launch vehicle capable of powering the Orion spacecraft and cargo beyond low Earth orbit.

Huntsville, AL

Joined on 18 January, 2012

http://www.nasa.gov/sls

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Replying to @KathyLueders: The @NASA_SLS team is thoroughly examining a liquid oxygen valve inside the stage’s engine section in order to identify r…

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The @NASA_SLS team is thoroughly examining a liquid oxygen valve inside the stage’s engine section in order to identify repairs needed before a second hot fire test with the #Artemis I stage. Read more:

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Replying to @NASA: Mary W. Jackson, one of our Hidden Figures who helped us succeed in getting @NASA_Astronauts into space, will be honored during a…

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Happening today at 1 p.m. ET: NASA will unveil the Mary W. Jackson Headquarters Building. Acting NASA Administrator Steve Jurczyk will lead the ceremony that officially names the building in honor of the first African American female engineer at NASA >>

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Mary W. Jackson, one of our Hidden Figures who helped us succeed in getting @NASA_Astronauts into space, will be honored during a ceremony featuring poet Nikki Giovanni, journalist @AbbyDPhillip, historian @HenryLouisGates & many others. Watch at 1pm ET:

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Green Run Update: @NASA and Boeing, the core stage prime contractor, continue to examine a liquid oxygen valve inside the #Artemis I core stage’s engine section in order to identify repairs needed before a second Green Run hot fire test. MORE >>

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The historic NASA insignia nicknamed the "meatball" and ESA logo have been added to the #Artemis I spacecraft adapter jettison fairing panels. When the SLS rocket launches with @NASA_Orion for Artemis I, the panels will protect the service module. MORE >>

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Testing spaceflight hardware here on Earth before any mission is vital for success. For @NASAPersevere, its test campaign at @NASA_Wallops was especially important for the deployment of its supersonic parachutes.

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Replying to @NASA_Marshall: Thinking of a Mars journey in your future?

Put your dreams on your wall with @NASA's free Mars exploration posters >> h…

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Thinking of a Mars journey in your future?

Put your dreams on your wall with @NASA's free Mars exploration posters >>

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NASA is working to send the first woman and the next man to the Moon through @NASAArtemis, and men and women in all 50 states are helping to make that happen by assembling, transporting, building, and testing hardware for the Space Launch System rocket and @NASA_Orion. WATCH >>

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Replying to @NASAPersevere: I’m taking it all in. This is the first 360º view of my home using Mastcam-Z. This dual, high-definition camera system s…

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I’m taking it all in. This is the first 360º view of my home using Mastcam-Z. This dual, high-definition camera system sits atop my mast and has zoom capability. Inspect tiny details of Jezero Crater with the special interactive viewer at #CountdownToMars

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The four RS-25 engines on SLS produce more than 2 million pounds of thrust during launch and flight.

Meet Johnny Heflin, who oversees a team that develops and tests the RS-25 and RL10 engines that will send astronauts to the Moon through @NASAArtemis >>

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Replying to @NASA: Deep space exploration begins on American factory floors.

The launch of #Artemis I will bring together the world’s most powerfu…

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Deep space exploration begins on American factory floors.

The launch of #Artemis I will bring together the world’s most powerful rocket @NASA_SLS and the @NASA_Orion capsule to prepare us to land the first woman and the next man on the lunar surface:

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We're fascinated by deep space, but if you ask @NASA_Astronauts, they'll tell you: By going to the @Space_Station or the Moon, we rediscover Earth along the way. LISTEN to learn more of an astronaut's view of Earth in this podcast episode >>

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Replying to @NASAPrize: Learn more about our Break the Ice Lunar Challenge and engage with a panel of space exploration and robotics experts!

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Replying to @NASA_Technology: These shoebox-sized robotic scouts could explore the lunar surface as a group and collect data in hard-to-reach places…

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These shoebox-sized robotic scouts could explore the lunar surface as a group and collect data in hard-to-reach places such as craters and caves on the Moon.

Learn more about these next-generation "cooperative" robots:

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Learn more about our Break the Ice Lunar Challenge and engage with a panel of space exploration and robotics experts!

Click below to register for the webinar to be held on February 25th at 11 AM CST.

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NASA's Mars Perseverance Rover immediately got to work once it landed on the Red Planet on Thursday, Feb. 18. LISTEN to the first audio recordings of Mars plus see new videos and images from the rover's new home HERE >>

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Replying to @KathyLueders: .@NASA is reviewing the performance of a valve on the core stage of the @NASA_SLS rocket before proceeding with a second…

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Green Run Update: During hot fire test checkouts over the weekend, test teams at @NASAStennis found a valve was not working properly on the SLS core stage. While teams identify solutions, @NASA is assessing a new test date for the hot fire test.

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.@NASA is reviewing the performance of a valve on the core stage of the @NASA_SLS rocket before proceeding with a second hot fire test at @NASAStennis. Read more:

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Replying to @NASA: LIVE NOW: We are sharing new video, audio, and imagery from Mars courtesy of its newest resident, @NASAPersevere. Learn about how…

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LIVE NOW: We are sharing new video, audio, and imagery from Mars courtesy of its newest resident, @NASAPersevere. Learn about how this content was captured during and after the #CountdownToMars with agency experts:

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Technicians at #NASAMichoud have been manufacturing and testing confidence weld articles for the Exploration Upper Stage for future flights of SLS. Teams will use the articles to validate welding parameters to manufacture EUS hardware. LEARN MORE >>

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