Dating service sls
NASA announces SLS has passed its KDP-C milestone, which locks in a baseline launch date of no later than November 2018.
It's true - I'm suspicious of both parties, and pretty much anyone elected president.
The first Orion spacecraft completes a successful four-and-a-half hour test flight atop a Delta IV Heavy rocket.
Around the same time, NASA and ESA officials report continuing challenges with the Orion service module mean the capsule will not be ready in 2017 as previously hoped.
Members of Congress and NASA Administrator Charles Bolden unveil the Space Launch System design in September 2011. "We're about to—the administrator of NASA, Charlie Bolden, is about to—announce the most powerful rocket in history," said Nelson, as Bolden waited for his turn to speak.
Bill Gerstenmaier, then the director of NASA's space operations directorate, said a test flight would occur at the end of 2017.