Space Feature Stories

Boeing Begins Engine Install on SLS Core Stage

October 23, 2019

Boeing and Aerojet Rocketdyne technicians are installing the four powerful RS-25 engines modified for the Space Launch System at NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility, while ramping up to support the full core stage hot fire testing at Stennis Space Center next year.

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Fresh ideas from the factory floor

October 10, 2019

Innovation is built into the Space Launch System from the ground up, as technicians and engineers work together to improve the rocket by incorporating ideas from the shop floor into future design and build plans, making each rocket core stage come together faster, and more efficiently.

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Patches Revealed

September 12, 2019

Boeing reveals the design of its mission patches for Starliner’s upcoming Orbital Flight Test, Pad Abort Test and Crew Flight Test.

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Testing the Limits

August 27, 2019

Space Launch System liquid oxygen and liquid hydrogen tanks undergo testing at Marshall Space Flight Center to ensure the rocket can withstand launch and ascent.

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More than a Rocket

August 08, 2019

As Boeing prepares for final element join on the first Space Launch System core stage, the second core stage of the advanced launch system is underway, and the design of a powerful Exploration Upper Stage is taking shape.

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