The core stage for the first flight of Nasa’s Space Launch System rocket undergoes a hot-fire test on Saturday. Photo: EPA The core stage for the first flight of Nasa’s Space Launch System rocket undergoes a hot-fire test on Saturday. Photo: EPA
The core stage for the first flight of Nasa’s Space Launch System rocket undergoes a hot-fire test on Saturday. Photo: EPA
Space

Nasa test of mega moon rocket engines cut short

  • The hot-fire test on the engines of the Space Launch System, which was supposed to last eight minutes, was shut down after just over a minute
  • Nasa is investigating what caused the early shutdown, but said it had still gleaned valuable information

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The core stage for the first flight of Nasa’s Space Launch System rocket undergoes a hot-fire test on Saturday. Photo: EPA The core stage for the first flight of Nasa’s Space Launch System rocket undergoes a hot-fire test on Saturday. Photo: EPA
The core stage for the first flight of Nasa’s Space Launch System rocket undergoes a hot-fire test on Saturday. Photo: EPA
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