A new generation of heavy launch rocket system NASASpace Launch System (SLS)Booster TuesdaySuccessfully completedThe second and final qualification test firing ground. SLS is NASA is developing the world's most powerful rocket, a return to the moon, asteroids and explore the future of space missions to Mars and other core transmission system.
SLS plans to launch unmanned Orion spacecraft into lunar orbit in 2018. SLS rocket will use two boosters and four RS25 engine. Tuesday's test lasted two minutes, when the ignition internal temperature of nearly 60 degrees.