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NASA Artemis I: Fuel seals repaired, likely to launch moon rocket on Sep 23

NASA had to scrub two launch attempts as the rocket experienced technical glitches, including a fuel leak

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NASA moon rocket (Photo: Bloomberg)

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The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has replaced the seals on the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket’s core stage, associated with the liquid hydrogen leak detected during the Artemis I launch attempt on September 3, said the space agency in a blog post.

On its second attempt earlier in September, one of the fuel lines to the SLS was leaking, leading NASA to halt the launch of Artemis I SLS-orion spacecraft, just 40 minutes before the rocket was set to take off from Kennedy Space Centre in Florida. The space agency now is looking for another attempt at

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First Published: Sep 12 2022 | 5:23 PM IST

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