Artemis 1 moon mission ready for epic test flight on SLS megarocket, NASA says

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA’s new megarocket for deep area flights is able to try its historic first check flight subsequent week 

The U.S. area company on Saturday (Aug. 27) cleared the huge Space Launch System (SLS) rocket and its Orion spacecraft to launch on Artemis 1, an uncrewed journey round the moon. Liftoff is ready for Monday (Aug. 29) at 8:33 a.m. EDT (1233 GMT) from Pad 39B right here at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center.

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