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News Archive / Tagged: David Hitt

  • NASA: Just what is an SLS, anyway?

    NASASeptember 23rd, 2015

    For those lucky enough to be at or near Kennedy Space Center when a Space Launch System rocket leaves Earth for the first time, it will be an unforgettable experience.

  • NASA: Four lessons in four years

    NASASeptember 21st, 2015

    Way back in 2011, when the world’s attention was on the end of the space shuttle program, a small group of engineers was tasked with planning what would come next. NASA revealed the answer on Sept. 14 of that year in the form of Space Launch System (SLS) – which would be the most powerful rocket in history and would allow astronauts to travel beyond Earth orbit for the first time since Apollo.