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RS-25 Engine Test

Fred Haise Test Stand, NASA’s Stennis Space Center

NASA will begin a new RS-25 test series, the final round of certification testing ahead of production of an updated set of the engines for the SLS (Space Launch System) rocket.
The test is scheduled for 550 seconds and will fire the RS-25 engine up to 111% power level.

Updates

LL2 • Oct. 17, 2023, 8:25 p.m.

Livestream has started


hitura-nobad • Oct. 17, 2023, 7:41 p.m.

Troubleshooting, new attempt around 20:30 UTC


LL2 • Oct. 17, 2023, 6:56 p.m.

Livestream has started


hitura-nobad • Oct. 17, 2023, 5:47 p.m.

target test time is 18:48 UTC


Jay • Oct. 17, 2023, 12:11 a.m.

Test planned for October 17th, window TBD.


SwGustav • Oct. 5, 2023, 7:48 p.m.

TBD


hitura-nobad • Oct. 3, 2023, 6:27 p.m.

Added Event.


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