NASA finishes testing the four engines that will power its SLS 'megarocket'
NASA has completed flight preparations for the four engines of the massive mega-rocket that could one day carry astronauts to Mars.
According to the space agency, the engines are now ready to be integrated into the rocket’s core stage – the largest ever built.
The enormous rocket, dubbed the Space Launch System (SLS), will fly with the Orion spacecraft’s Exploration Mission-1 in 2019, in an unmanned test journey ahead of future crewed missions.
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