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First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Will Russia Beat America in the Race (Back) to the Moon?

In 2024, the International Space Station could die -- and Russia could be on its way back to the Moon.That's the upshot of a pair of news items that appeared late last month on the Kremlin-sponsored news site Russia Beyond the Headlines . 57 years ago, ... [Published Motley Fool Discussion Boards - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

NASA commits to $7 billion mega rocket

The initial version of NASA's planned Space Launch System rocket, seen here, is expected to fly for the first time in November 2018, agency officials say. NASAAfter a detailed engineering and cost analysis, NASA managers have formally approved development ... [Published CBS News - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Boeing Gets $2.8 Billion to Help Build World's Most Powerful Rocket

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> Illustration: Boeing The most powerful rocket ever built will use four space shuttle engines and two solid rocket boosters to propel NASA astronauts to Earth orbit and beyond—and that translates into a ... [Published IEEE Spectrum - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

NASA Gears Up for Next Set of Engine Tests for Space Launch System

The RS-25 engine that will power NASA's new rocket, the (SLS), off the launch pad and on journeys to an asteroid and Mars is getting ready for the test stand. And it is packing a big punch.Engineers at NASA's Stennis Space Center near Bay St. Louis, Miss., ... [Published Space Daily - Apr 16 2014]

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As the website SpaceflightInsider observes, Russia has been talking about putting cosmonauts on the Moon for years, but "such statements were largely empty gestures without funding to support them." However, this detailed plan that Roscosmos has put forward is a new development...
The first SLS launch in 2018, known as Exploration Mission 1, will send an uncrewed Orion capsule into a stable orbit beyond the moon and then "bring it back to Earth to demonstrate the integrated system performance of the SLS rocket and Orion spacecraft's re-entry and landing prior to a crewed flight" NASA said in a fact sheet
...design review since the 1970s," said Tony Lavoie, manager of the Stages Office at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center, in a  press release . "In just 18 months since the Preliminary Design Review, we are ready to go forward from design to qualification production of flight hardware."
"The manufacturing and testing we just completed will continue to be beneficial to the RS-25, the SLS Program and the agency's initiatives."

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