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NASA’s ‘megarocket’ set for crucial test – 7NEWS.com.au

The deep space exploration ‘megarocket’, which aims to take Americans to the moon within years, is set to test its huge power for the first time.

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NASAs deep space exploration rocket is set to fire all four rockets of its behemoth core stage for the first time in a once-in-a-generation test.
The test marks a crucial point for the years-delayed US government project, which is facing mounting pressure from emerging private sector technology.
The Boeing-built Space Launch System (SLS) is known as a megarocket and is being developed with the aim of putting Americans back on the moon within a few years.
The hot fire test for SLS is expected to…

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