NASA weighs Artemis 1 moon rocket’s launch readiness after fueling success

Monday (June 20) was a big day for NASA’s Artemis 1 mission.

The agency’s huge new moon rocket, the Space Launch System (SLS), wrapped up a more than 50-hour launch simulation known as a “wet dress rehearsal” on Monday evening (June 20). Following several failed attempts in April, mission team members were able to fully fuel SLS for the first time on Monday, wrapping up a series of crucial prelaunch tests.

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