The US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announced the completion of bench tests of the American Space Launch System (SLS) launch vehicle, which will send the Orion spacecraft to the Moon in August as part of the Artemis 1 unmanned mission. This was reported on the NASA website .
“NASA has reviewed the data from the test and has made the decision to complete the test,” the statement said. It is noted that next week, specialists will return the rocket and the ship to the launch pad of the Kennedy Space Center to prepare them for flight. Also, specialists will eliminate the leak detected during the bench test.
It is specified that a specific launch date will be determined after the replacement of the equipment associated with the leak.