Anyone who wants to see people travelingto Mars, will be glad to hear that NASA told about the progress over the ship that takes us there. The Space Launch System rocket and the Orion crew capsule “get together,” NASA said. The Agency presented an approximate schedule, according to which it plans to see two spacecraft in the sky. The unmanned test flight is tentatively scheduled for 2020, and the manned mission around the moon for 2023.
NASA is preparing to conquer space with SLS
In recent weeks, all eyes have been fixed tojoint venture SpaceX and NASA, when the Crew Dragon spacecraft successfully took off, docked and plunged into the Atlantic Ocean. All this gave hope that NASA would get its own crew launch system, ready for manned flights.
Crew Dragon, along with Boeing Starliner, will give NASAthe ability to send astronauts to the International Space Station when necessary, but the agency’s ambitions in deep space will require something much more reliable.
This is where the Space Launch System comes in handy,or SLS. SLS is NASA's big bet on traveling to deep space, and the colossal rocket will allow the agency to send manned missions to the moon and, ultimately, to other planets.
It is expected that the trial to be held inJune will allow you to check the security measures applied to the Orion capsule. The launch cancellation system, which is activated in the event of a serious missile failure, leads the crew away from guaranteed death and allows them to return to Earth safely and securely. The test will not include the SLS rocket, but Orion will be placed on a carrier that will lift the capsule by 10,000 meters, so engineers will be able to test the functions of the cancellation system.
Meanwhile, SLS is still at the stageconstruction, and engineers are currently building the structure and adapters that will bring the pieces together. NASA is confident that the expensive mission is developing more than successfully.
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