NASA’s new rocket, the Space Launch System, will meet the challenges of exploring deep space. And when it comes to NASA’s journey of Mars and beyond, there are no small steps. Stephen Granade talks how SLS will be the most capable rocket ever built for that trip to the Red Planet and other destinations in the solar system. This is the first video in a set of three.
NASA is developing a new launch system that is truly awesome. The Space Launch System, or SLS, is designed to be affordable and sustainable! Oh… did I mention it is HUGE!! Check out the NASA SLS website. It has lots of cool pictures, info and links, like this SLS fun fact sheet. How cool is NASA to have a fun fact sheet?
NASA’s Space Launch System is an advanced, heavy-lift launch vehicle which will provide an entirely new capability for science and human exploration beyond Earth’s orbit. The Space Launch System will give the nation a safe, affordable and sustainable means of reaching beyond our current limits and open new doors of discovery from the unique vantage point of space.