The launch abort system for NASA’s Orion crew capsule will undergo its final test on Tuesday. (Credit: NASA)
NASA has big plans for human spaceflight, aiming to put the first woman and next man on the Moon by 2024, a mission they’re calling Artemis. To carry those astronauts, NASA has been developing the new Orion crew capsule and the Space Launch System (SLS), a rocket powerful enough to launch beyond low-Earth orbit.
On Tuesday morning, NASA will test the launch abort safety system for