NASA tests its ‘megarocket’ engine that will blast man to Mars

megarocket’ engine:NASA’s Exploration Mission-1 has stepped closer to reality, as the space agency completed the second flight controller tests for the engines that will power its ‘megarocket.’

Engineers conducted a 500-second test on the component said to be the ‘brain’ of the RS-25 engines – the four engines that will simultaneously provide 2 million pounds of thrust for the Space Launch System (SLS).

NASA previously tested the first flight controller in March ahead of installation in one of the EM-1 engines, and once they’ve reviewed the new data, the second controller will be installed.

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NASA’s Exploration Mission-1 has stepped closer to reality, as the space agency completed the second flight controller tests for the engines that will power its ‘megarocket.’ Engineers conducted a 500-second test on the component said to be the ‘brain’ of the RS-25 engines

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