SLS News


Mission Press Releases

  • NASA Invites Media to Update on Rocket Test for Artemis I Moon Mission
    NASA HQ - Tuesday, January 19, 2021
    Posted on: 1/19/2021 8:59:25 PM PDT

  • UPDATE: NASA TV to Air Hot Fire Test of Rocket Core Stage for Artemis Moon Missions
    NASA HQ - Saturday, January 16, 2021
    Posted on: 1/16/2021 7:58:54 PM PDT

  • NASA TV to Air Hot Fire Test of Rocket Core Stage for Artemis Moon Missions
    NASA HQ - Wednesday, January 13, 2021
    Posted on: 1/13/2021 3:47:08 PM PDT

  • NASA Sets Date for First Hot Fire Test of Space Launch System Core Stage
    Aerojet Rocketdyne - Tuesday, January 5, 2021
    Posted on: 1/6/2021 12:52:54 AM PDT

  • NASA Invites Media to Briefing on Next Test of SLS Rocket Core Stage
    NASA HQ - Friday, December 4, 2020
    Posted on: 12/4/2020 10:35:52 PM PDT

  • NASA Invites Media to Capture Rocket Boosters Ahead of Artemis I Launch
    Kennedy Space Center - Monday, November 23, 2020
    Posted on: 11/23/2020 4:14:45 PM PDT

  • NASA Moon Rocket Stage Passes Simulated Countdown Test
    Marshall Space Flight Center - Friday, October 9, 2020
    Posted on: 10/9/2020 4:20:46 PM PDT

  • NASA Invites Media to Hot Fire Test for Mega Rocket to Support Moon Missions
    Stennis Space Center - Wednesday, September 23, 2020
    Posted on: 9/23/2020 10:53:24 PM PDT

  • NASA Conducts SLS Booster Test for Future Artemis Missions
    Marshall Space Flight Center - Friday, September 4, 2020
    Posted on: 9/4/2020 10:48:20 PM PDT

  • NASA to Highlight Artemis Booster Test with Live Broadcast, Media Teleconference
    NASA HQ - Thursday, August 27, 2020
    Posted on: 8/27/2020 9:07:42 PM PDT

  • Media Invited to Artemis Day, Unveiling of Moon Mission Rocket Stage
    Michoud Assembly Facility - Tuesday, November 12, 2019
    Posted on: 11/12/2019 8:18:58 PM PDT

  • Space Launch System’s Sound Suppression System Final Test at Kennedy
    Kennedy Space Center - Friday, October 4, 2019
    Posted on: 10/4/2019 4:09:17 PM PDT

  • Space Launch System Hardware to Arrive on Pegasus Barge at Kennedy
    Kennedy Space Center - Monday, September 23, 2019
    Posted on: 9/23/2019 6:08:54 PM PDT

  • Rep. Frank Lucas' Statement at Space Subcommittee Hearing on NASA’s SLS, Orion, and Exploration Ground Systems Programs
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - Wednesday, September 18, 2019
    Posted on: 9/18/2019 2:13:53 PM PDT

  • Opening Statement of Rep. Brian Babin at Space Subcommittee Hearing on NASA’s SLS, Orion, and Exploration Ground Systems Programs
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - Wednesday, September 18, 2019
    Posted on: 9/18/2019 2:12:54 PM PDT

  • Chairwoman Johnson’s Opening Statement for Status of NASA’s Exploration Systems Development Programs Hearing
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - Wednesday, September 18, 2019
    Posted on: 9/18/2019 2:08:38 PM PDT

  • NASA Administrator to Discuss Status of Rocket for First Artemis Lunar Mission
    Stennis Space Center - Thursday, August 8, 2019
    Posted on: 8/8/2019 10:06:42 PM PDT

  • “Green Run” Test Will Pave the Way for Successful NASA Moon Missions
    NASA HQ - Thursday, July 25, 2019
    Posted on: 7/25/2019 9:04:16 PM PDT

  • Media Invited to See Progress on NASA’s Space Launch System for Its First Moon Mission
    Marshall Space Flight Center - Friday, June 21, 2019
    Posted on: 6/21/2019 10:08:11 PM PDT

  • NASA Achieves Rocket Engine Test Milestone Needed for Moon Missions
    Marshall Space Flight Center - Thursday, April 4, 2019
    Posted on: 4/4/2019 11:36:34 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • Green Run Update: NASA Proceeds With Plans for Second Hot Fire Test
    NASA HQ - January 29, 2021
    Posted on: 1/31/2021 5:43:21 AM PDT

  • Green Run Update: Data and Inspections Indicate Core Stage in Good Condition
    NASA HQ - January 19, 2021
    Posted on: 1/19/2021 3:46:56 PM PDT

  • NASA SLS Green Run Wet Dress Rehearsal Update
    NASA HQ - December 8, 2020
    Posted on: 12/8/2020 4:46:28 PM PDT

  • Engineers Move Forward with SLS Green Run Testing, Valve Repair Complete
    NASA HQ - November 18, 2020
    Posted on: 11/19/2020 12:12:44 AM PDT

  • Eyes Forward as Artemis Missions Set to Begin Next Year
    NASA HQ - August 28, 2020
    Posted on: 8/28/2020 4:56:51 PM PDT

  • NASA's SLS Core Stage Green Run Tests Critical Systems For Artemis I
    Marshall Space Flight Center - May 22, 2020
    Posted on: 5/22/2020 9:18:21 PM PDT

  • NASA OIG: NASA's Development of Ground and Flight Application Software for the Artemis Program
    NASA Office of Inspector General - March 19, 2020
    Posted on: 3/19/2020 3:43:39 PM PDT

  • NASA OIG: NASA'S Management of Space Launch System Program Costs and Contracts
    NASA Office of Inspector General - March 10, 2020
    Posted on: 3/10/2020 3:50:32 PM PDT

  • NASA OIG Follow-up to May 2019 Audit of Europa Mission: Congressional Launch Vehicle Mandate
    NASA Office of Inspector General - August 27, 2019
    Posted on: 8/27/2019 8:08:37 PM PDT

  • GAO: Human Space Exploration: Persistent Delays and Cost Growth Reinforce Concerns over Management of Programs
    Government Accountability Office - June 19, 2019
    Posted on: 6/19/2019 1:40:09 PM PDT

  • A Message to the Workforce on SLS and Orion
    NASA HQ - March 5, 2019
    Posted on: 3/14/2019 6:39:12 PM PDT

  • Space Launch System Intertank Completes Functional Testing
    Marshall Space Flight Center - October 19, 2018
    Posted on: 10/19/2018 4:40:46 PM PDT

  • OIG Audit: NASA's Management of the Space Launch System Stages Contract
    NASA Office of Inspector General - October 10, 2018
    Posted on: 10/10/2018 2:18:16 PM PDT

  • NASA Completes Review of First SLS, Orion Deep Space Exploration Mission
    NASA HQ - November 8, 2017
    Posted on: 11/9/2017 1:37:59 AM PDT

  • NASA Human Space Exploration: Integration Approach Presents Challenges to Oversight and Independence
    Government Accountability Office - October 19, 2017
    Posted on: 10/19/2017 7:51:31 PM PDT

  • NASA Internal Memo: EM-1 Crew Study Results Summary
    NASA HQ - July 28, 2017
    Posted on: 7/28/2017 4:56:28 PM PDT

  • NASA Decision On Crewed EM-1 Feasibility
    NASA HQ - May 12, 2017
    Posted on: 5/12/2017 6:36:47 PM PDT

  • GAO: NASA Human Space Exploration: Delay Likely for First Exploration Mission
    Government Accountability Office - April 27, 2017
    Posted on: 4/27/2017 6:09:20 PM PDT

  • NASA OIG: NASA's Plans for Human Exploration Beyond Low Earth Orbit
    NASA Office of Inspector General - April 13, 2017
    Posted on: 4/13/2017 4:45:44 PM PDT

  • 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