SLS News


Mission Press Releases

  • 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

  • NASA Teams Install Key Space Launch System Stage Separation Mechanism
    Marshall Space Flight Center - Friday, March 22, 2019
    Posted on: 3/22/2019 10:43:59 PM PDT

  • SLS Rocket Support Center Comes to Life
    Marshall Space Flight Center - Friday, December 14, 2018
    Posted on: 12/14/2018 8:48:45 PM PDT

  • NASA Invites Media to See Largest Piece of SLS Test Hardware Move To Barge
    Marshall Space Flight Center - Wednesday, December 12, 2018
    Posted on: 12/12/2018 9:20:50 PM PDT

  • NASA Invites Media To View Barge Used to Deliver SLS Rocket Hardware
    Marshall Space Flight Center - Tuesday, March 6, 2018
    Posted on: 3/6/2018 11:10:53 PM PDT

  • Test Qualifies Final Main Engine Controller for First Crewed SLS Launch
    Aerojet Rocketdyne - Thursday, February 1, 2018
    Posted on: 2/1/2018 11:53:58 PM PDT

  • NASA Invites Media for Look at Finished SLS Flight Hardware
    Marshall Space Flight Center - Friday, January 26, 2018
    Posted on: 1/26/2018 8:55:58 PM PDT

  • Milestone Reached on NASA's Space Launch System Booster Avionics
    Orbital ATK - Wednesday, September 6, 2017
    Posted on: 9/6/2017 5:34:41 PM PDT

  • NASA Invites Media to See Hardware for First Space Launch System Flight
    Marshall Space Flight Center - Friday, August 25, 2017
    Posted on: 8/25/2017 8:55:59 PM PDT

  • Media Invited to See NASA’s Deep Space Rocket Test Article, Test Stand
    Marshall Space Flight Center - Thursday, May 18, 2017
    Posted on: 5/18/2017 2:05:02 PM PDT

  • NASA Holds Media Teleconference Today on Exploration Mission-1 Status
    NASA HQ - Friday, May 12, 2017
    Posted on: 5/12/2017 2:05:08 PM PDT

  • Media Invited to View Rocket Model Tests of NASA's Space Launch System
    Langley Research Center - Monday, May 1, 2017
    Posted on: 5/2/2017 12:26:52 AM PDT

  • Media Invited to See NASA’s Completed Deep Space Rocket Test Article
    Marshall Space Flight Center - Friday, April 21, 2017
    Posted on: 4/21/2017 7:53:00 PM PDT

  • NASA Performing First Major SLS Structural Tests, Media Invited
    Marshall Space Flight Center - Tuesday, April 18, 2017
    Posted on: 4/18/2017 8:14:01 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • 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

  • 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