NASA cancels critical Artemis 1 lunar rocket test due to safety concerns

NASA canceled a critical test of powering its Artemis 1 lunar rocket Sunday due to safety concerns of ground equipment on the crane’s portable launch platform.

Technicians plan to supply fuel Artemis 1 megarocket, called space launch system (SLS), with 700,000 gallons of super-cold propellant on Sunday (April 3) at Pad 39B of the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Refueling test was the final stage of Three days “wet rehearsal” Designed to test the countdown to the launch of NASA’s Artemis 1 mission to the Moon later this year.

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