Lunar mission Artemis I is about to roll a little closer to getting an official launch date.
The Stacked Spacecraft And Rocket
Have been cleared to trundle out to the launch pad at Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, March 17 for prelaunch tests,
The Orion Spacecraft
Atop the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket — also known by NASA as the "Mega Moon rocket"
Will Make The 4-Mile
Journey from Kennedy's Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) to Launch Pad 39B, weather permitting.
Once The Spacecraft And Rocket
Are positioned at the launch pad, engineers will take about two weeks to prepare for what is known as a "wet dress rehearsal,"
So Named Because
These tests demonstrate that the rocket can be loaded with super-cold liquid propellants, according to NASA.