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NASA Achieves Rocket Engine Test Milestone Needed for Moon Missions

NASA Achieves Rocket Engine Test Milestone Needed for Moon Missions

NASA is a step closer to returning astronauts to the Moon in the next five years following a successful engine test on Thursday at NASA’s Stennis Space Center near Bay St. Louis, Mississippi. The latest “hot fire” was the culmination of four-plus years of testing for the RS-25 engines that will send the first four Space Launch System (SLS) rockets into space.