NASA's Space Launch System: A Bolder Mission — Space Launch System, or SLS, begins a bolder mission for NASA and the world -- a new era of exploration unlike anything we've done before. Able to carry more payload than the space shuttle and generate
Launch and Landing Shortly after midnight on July 18 a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, planet Earth. About 9 minutes later, the rocket's first stage returned to the spa
NASA announced plans today (Sept. for its new giant rocket, called the Space Launch System (SLS), that will one day carry astronauts on deep space missions. The massive booster is expected to be the most powerful rocket ever built.