SLS News


Mission Press Releases

  • The "Brain" of the Space Launch System RS-25 Engine Passes Critical Test
    Aerojet Rocketdyne - Thursday, March 23, 2017
    Posted on: 3/24/2017 1:09:38 AM PDT

  • NASA to Hold Media Teleconference Today on Study to Add Crew to First Orion, Space Launch System Mission
    NASA HQ - Friday, February 24, 2017
    Posted on: 2/24/2017 2:30:40 PM PDT

  • Media Invited to See Hardware for First Flight of NASA's Space Launch System
    Marshall Space Flight Center - Wednesday, February 15, 2017
    Posted on: 2/15/2017 8:58:35 PM PDT

  • Construction Complete: Stand Prepares to Test SLS's Largest Fuel Tank
    Marshall Space Flight Center - Tuesday, January 10, 2017
    Posted on: 1/10/2017 4:07:20 PM PDT

  • Media Invited to See SLS Hardware Ahead of Testing at NASA Marshall
    Marshall Space Flight Center - Tuesday, November 15, 2016
    Posted on: 11/15/2016 6:18:06 PM PDT

  • Proven Engine Packs Big, In-Space Punch for NASA's SLS Rocket
    Marshall Space Flight Center - Friday, November 4, 2016
    Posted on: 11/4/2016 2:09:35 PM PDT

  • NASA Invites Media to Journey to Mars Showcase on Aug. 18
    Michoud Assembly Facility - Thursday, August 4, 2016
    Posted on: 8/4/2016 2:10:11 PM PDT

  • Progress is Heard as RS-25 Engine Roars to Life for NASA's Space Launch System
    Aerojet Rocketdyne - Friday, July 29, 2016
    Posted on: 7/31/2016 12:49:34 PM PDT

  • NASA to Discuss, Broadcast Booster Test for Space Launch System Rocket
    NASA HQ - Thursday, June 23, 2016
    Posted on: 6/23/2016 8:13:31 PM PDT

  • Date Set for Second SLS Booster Qualification Ground Test
    Marshall Space Flight Center - Friday, May 6, 2016
    Posted on: 5/6/2016 5:06:10 PM PDT

  • Sen. Peters Leads Colleagues in Calling for Funding to Support First Mars Missions
    United States Senate - Friday, April 8, 2016
    Posted on: 4/8/2016 5:18:23 PM PDT

  • NASA's 'Spaceport of the Future' Reaches Another Milestone
    Kennedy Space Center - Tuesday, March 29, 2016
    Posted on: 3/29/2016 9:04:55 PM PDT

  • Media Invited to View NASA’s Solid Rocket Booster Processing Facilities for Space Launch System
    Kennedy Space Center - Thursday, February 25, 2016
    Posted on: 2/25/2016 10:31:21 PM PDT

  • NASA Names John Honeycutt Space Launch System Program Manager
    NASA HQ - Wednesday, October 7, 2015
    Posted on: 10/8/2015 1:03:59 AM PDT

  • NASA Concludes Series of Engine Tests for Next-Gen Rocket
    NASA HQ - Thursday, August 27, 2015
    Posted on: 8/27/2015 11:10:38 PM PDT

  • NASA Invites Media, Social Media to Major Space Launch System Booster Test
    NASA HQ - Thursday, January 29, 2015
    Posted on: 1/29/2015 8:28:51 PM PDT

  • NASA Holds Teleconference Today to Discuss Progress on World's Largest Rocket
    NASA HQ - Wednesday, August 27, 2014
    Posted on: 8/27/2014 5:04:47 PM PDT

  • NASA Administrator Visits Marshall, Views Space Launch System Progress
    - Friday, March 14, 2014
    Posted on: 3/14/2014 9:11:46 PM PDT

  • NASA Administrator to See Space Launch System Progress at Marshall
    NASA HQ - Tuesday, March 11, 2014
    Posted on: 3/11/2014 7:55:47 PM PDT

  • NASA Administrator Tours Facility Where New Deep Space Rocket is Being Built
    NASA HQ - Monday, January 13, 2014
    Posted on: 1/14/2014 1:50:45 AM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • NASA OIG Audit of the Spaceport Command and Control System for SLS and Orion
    NASA Office of Inspector General - March 28, 2016
    Posted on: 3/28/2016 3:36:49 PM PDT

  • Space Launch System: Management Tools Should Better Track to Cost and Schedule Commitments to Adequately Monitor Increasing Risk
    Government Accountability Office - July 16, 2015
    Posted on: 7/16/2015 6:21:52 PM PDT

  • Report Reviews Funding and Management Problems Facing Space Launch System
    American Institute of Physics - September 5, 2014
    Posted on: 9/5/2014 8:28:18 PM PDT

  • SLS Resources Need to be Matched to Requirements to Decrease Risk and Support Long Term Affordability
    Government Accountability Office - July 23, 2014
    Posted on: 7/23/2014 6:06:39 PM PDT

  • NASA Award: Modify Vehicle Assembly Building HIgh Bay 3 for Space Launch System
    Kennedy Space Center - March 19, 2014
    Posted on: 3/19/2014 2:06:57 PM PDT

  • NASA Invites Media to View Orion Stationary Recovery Testing
    NASA HQ - August 7, 2013
    Posted on: 8/7/2013 12:34:45 PM PDT

  • NASA's Space Launch System Completes Preliminary Design Review
    Marshall Space Flight Center - August 1, 2013
    Posted on: 8/1/2013 7:08:49 PM PDT

  • Tenth Parachute Test for NASA's Orion Adds 10,000 Feet of Success
    NASA HQ - July 24, 2013
    Posted on: 7/24/2013 6:29:46 PM PDT

  • Media Invited to June 26 Adapter Fit Check, Delta IV Rocket Viewing with NASA Orion Program Manager Mark Geyer
    Marshall Space Flight Center - June 24, 2013
    Posted on: 6/24/2013 9:38:54 PM PDT

  • NASA Solicitation: Space Launch System Core Stage Engine Production Restart
    Marshall Space Flight Center - March 14, 2013
    Posted on: 3/14/2013 4:15:25 PM PDT

  • NASA Solicitation: Data Acquisition Units for the Space Launch System
    Glenn Research Center - December 18, 2012
    Posted on: 12/18/2012 5:57:08 PM PDT

  • NASA Solicitation: LH2 Sypply Chain for Kennedy Space Center LC39B in Support of Space Launch System
    Kennedy Space Center - December 18, 2012
    Posted on: 12/18/2012 5:56:40 PM PDT

  • Space Launch System Industry Day at the NASA Michoud Assembly Facility
    Michoud Assembly Facility - October 9, 2012
    Posted on: 10/9/2012 3:54:40 PM PDT

  • SLS Advanced Booster Engineering Demonstration and Risk Reduction: ATK
    Marshall Space Flight Center - October 2, 2012
    Posted on: 10/2/2012 3:48:17 PM PDT

  • SLS Advanced Booster Engineering Demonstration and Risk Reduction: Northrop Grumman
    Marshall Space Flight Center - October 2, 2012
    Posted on: 10/2/2012 3:47:50 PM PDT

  • SLS Advanced Booster Engineering Demonstration and Risk Reduction: Dynetics
    Marshall Space Flight Center - October 2, 2012
    Posted on: 10/2/2012 3:47:15 PM PDT

  • STA lunch with Todd May, Space Launch System
    Space Transportation Association - September 5, 2012
    Posted on: 9/5/2012 4:32:25 PM PDT

  • House Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics Hearing: Examining NASA's Development of the Space Launch System and Orion Crew Capsule
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - September 5, 2012
    Posted on: 9/5/2012 4:26:14 PM PDT

  • NASA Space Launch System Technical Document Access
    National Aeronautics and Space Administration - March 19, 2012
    Posted on: 3/19/2012 11:56:32 PM PDT

  • NASA Award: Project Management System Analysis Support for the Space Launch System Office
    Marshall Space Flight Center - March 8, 2012
    Posted on: 3/9/2012 1:43:16 AM PDT