NASA weighs Artemis 1’s lunar rocket launch after success

Monday (June 20) was a big day for NASA’s Artemis 1 mission.

The agency’s huge new moon rocket, the Space Launch System (SLS), completed a more than 50-hour launch simulation known as a “wet dress rehearsal” on Monday night (June 20). After several unsuccessful attempts in April, the mission team members succeeded full fuel SLS for the first time on Monday, concludes a series of crucial pre-launch tests.