The core stage of the Space Launch System, Nasa’s planned moon rocket, is tested at the Stennis Space Centre in Mississippi on Thursday. Photo: Nasa via AP The core stage of the Space Launch System, Nasa’s planned moon rocket, is tested at the Stennis Space Centre in Mississippi on Thursday. Photo: Nasa via AP
The core stage of the Space Launch System, Nasa’s planned moon rocket, is tested at the Stennis Space Centre in Mississippi on Thursday. Photo: Nasa via AP
Space

Nasa successfully tests troubled giant moon rocket

  • The Space Launch System programme has been beset by delays and cost overruns, including a test that had to be cut short in January
  • The result is a win for the US space agency as it prepares to return to the moon

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The core stage of the Space Launch System, Nasa’s planned moon rocket, is tested at the Stennis Space Centre in Mississippi on Thursday. Photo: Nasa via AP The core stage of the Space Launch System, Nasa’s planned moon rocket, is tested at the Stennis Space Centre in Mississippi on Thursday. Photo: Nasa via AP
The core stage of the Space Launch System, Nasa’s planned moon rocket, is tested at the Stennis Space Centre in Mississippi on Thursday. Photo: Nasa via AP
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