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03.13.17
Watch NASA's Mars rocket tests in 360-degree video
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Watch NASA's Mars rocket tests in 360-degree video

From the "flame trench," the SLS motor spews smoke, fire and steam.

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07.28.16
NASA details preparations for SLS' and Orion's first flight
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NASA details preparations for SLS' and Orion's first flight

The agency has been subjecting both capsule and rocket to rigorous tests.

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03.11.16
NASA successfully tests rocket engines designed for deep space
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NASA successfully tests rocket engines designed for deep space

The original rocket engines may be old, but they're still powerful as heck.

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10.22.15
NASA's Space Launch System inches even closer to flight
10.22.15

NASA's Space Launch System inches even closer to flight

Dear NASA, need volunteers for the first ride? Where do we sign up?

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09.27.15
NASA preps Orion heat shield for its first flight aboard the SLS
09.27.15

NASA preps Orion heat shield for its first flight aboard the SLS

The space agency had to redesign its top layer to be tougher for the sake of the capsule's future missions.

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