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Archive for January 16th, 2021

Critical engine test for NASA’s Space Launch System megarocket shuts down earlier than planned

January 16th, 2021 by

NASA fired up the core stage of its massive new megarocket Saturday (Jan. 16) in a critical test that appeared to shut down early.

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Critical engine test for NASA’s Space Launch System moon rocket shuts down earlier than planned

January 16th, 2021 by

NASA fired up the core stage of its massive new megarocket Saturday (Jan. 16) in a critical test that appeared to shut down early.

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Replay: NASA test-fires 1st SLS megarocket engines in critical test

January 16th, 2021 by

NASA will fire up the engines of its first Space Launch System megarocket today (Jan. 16) in a critical test for the agency’s Artemis moon program. Here’s how to watch it live.

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Watch live now: NASA’s to fire 1st SLS megarocket engines in critical test

January 16th, 2021 by

NASA will fire up the engines of its first Space Launch System megarocket today (Jan. 16) in a critical test for the agency’s Artemis moon program. Here’s how to watch it live.

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On This Day in Space! Jan. 16, 1969: 1st docking of 2 crewed spacecraft

January 16th, 2021 by

On January 16, 1969, two crewed spacecraft docked in orbit for the first time. See how it happened in our “On This Day In Space” series!

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Rocket Lab calls off microsatellite launch due to sensor issue

January 16th, 2021 by

The small-satellite launch company Rocket Lab called off its first launch of 2021 from New Zealand Saturday (Jan. 16) due to some strange sensor readings ahead of liftoff.

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