Is NASA’s Giant Rocket Ready for the Moon?

NASA seem ever more unlikely to reach the Moon by 2025

Image Credit: NASA/Ben Smegelsky

What to make of the delays to the SLS? NASA has persistently delayed the testing and launch of their mammoth new rocket, pushing the first launch date from the end of last year to no earlier than August this year. Even that goal looks unlikely — and that, in turn, makes NASA’s attempt to reach the…

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Alastair Williams

Alastair Williams

Exploring the relationship between humanity and science | Physicist | Satellite Operations Manager | https://www.thequantumcat.space/