On Stennis Space Center’s A-2 Test Stand on March 23, NASA engineers conduct a test of the first RS-25 engine controller that will be used on an actual Space Launch System flight. The engine, with the flight controller, was test fired for a full-duration 500 seconds.
On Stennis Space Center’s A-2 Test Stand on March 23, NASA engineers conduct a test of the first RS-25 engine controller that will be used on an actual Space Launch System flight. The engine, with the flight controller, was test fired for a full-duration 500 seconds. Courtesy of NASA Courtesy NASA
On Stennis Space Center’s A-2 Test Stand on March 23, NASA engineers conduct a test of the first RS-25 engine controller that will be used on an actual Space Launch System flight. The engine, with the flight controller, was test fired for a full-duration 500 seconds. Courtesy of NASA Courtesy NASA

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