NASA operates its new major phase Space launch system On Saturday (December 5), according to agency officials, it is launching a massive “Green Run” test of the next-generation McGraw-Hill.
For the practice of this “wet dress”, NASA engineers Stanislaus Space Center The main stage of the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket in Mississippi was filled with propellant for the first time, a process that began Monday (December 7) and was expected to last about 48 hours, NASA officials said in a blog post. Written in
Prior to the rehearsal for this wet outfit, NASA had already set the 212-foot-long (65-meter) core stage through six green tests. These tests will fully verify whether the SLS core phase, built by Boeing, is ready to bring a crew safely into space as part of it. Artemis program. This Beamoth spacecraft is designed to bring humans back to the lunar surface by 2024, with the potential for deeper space travel for humans.
Core Stage Bay has undergone significant tests at the B-2 test stand at NASA’s Stanislaus Space Center near St. Louis, as it was. Established there on 22 January. In this current chapter of the eight-part test series, engineers are loading over 700,000 gallons (2.6 million liters) of supercooled propellants made of cryogenic, or liquid hydrogen and oxygen. This makes it the first time that the SLS core stages will be completely filled with propellants, so engineers were closely monitoring for signs of leaks or other issues when filling the tank.
“To test the propellant loading processes, the engineers successfully loaded a small amount of liquid hydrogen into the load phase without any issues. Stopped doing so, “NASA officials wrote on Monday (December 7). ) In a blog post.
“Operations continue, and the team will improve procedures and resume wet cloth rehearsal tests in the coming days. The main stage performed well, and there are no issues with the stage, B-2 test stand, or other facilities. Stanis. “
An Update on Green Run Testing: The #NASSLSS core phase has been run as part of the seventh test of the series. Engineers are reviewing data and refinement procedures before resuming wet cloth rehearsal tests. ਹੋਰ More on NASA’s #Artmis blog: https://t.co/PTaxAadPXO pic.twitter.com/a2D8no6IWXDecember 8, 2020
Designed to provide core phases Over 20 million pounds, And NASA will help launch Artemis 1 using this special core phase, the first test flight of NASA’s Artemis program that will send an unblemished Orion capsule on a journey around the moon. Artemis 1 is currently set to launch in late 2021.
“In preparation for the Artemis launch, engineers will also set up stages for pre-lift-off scenes at the stage … This provides an opportunity to see if the countdown to the upcoming summer fire test has been stopped. C or A. Future Artemis launch, “NASA officials said In a previous blog post.
NASA officials wrote that, like a friction launch protocol, all propellants would be extracted from core tanks after the test.
If the data confirms that everything went well during the rehearsal of this wet outfit, the team will proceed with the final program in the series, the hot fire test plan.
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