NASA TV to Air Hot Fire Test of Rocket Core Stage for Artemis Moon Missions


This image shows liquid hydrogen being safely vented and burned as it naturally warms and boils off
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Teams at NASAs Stennis Space Center will perform a hot fire test of NASAs Space Launch System (SLS) rocket core stage on Jan. 16, 2021. This image shows liquid hydrogen being safely vented and burned as it naturally warms and boils off during a rehearsal of a countdown to hot fire of the stages engines on Dec 20, 2020.
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NASA is targeting a two-hour test window that opens at 5 p.m. EST Saturday, Jan. 16, for the hot fire test of NASAs Space Launch System(SLS) rocket core stage at the agencys Stennis Space Center near Bay St. Louis, Mississippi. Live coverage will begin at 4:20 p.m. on NASA Television and the agencyswebsite, followed by a post-test briefing approximately two hours after the test concludes.

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