Artemis 1 moon rocket fuel leak may take weeks to repair

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – A fuel leak that thwarted NASA’s second attempt to launch its new Artemis 1 moon rocket on Saturday (Sept. 3) will likely take weeks to fix, and could even force the megarocket off its launch pad, space agency officials said.

The liquid hydrogen leak occurred Saturday morning as NASA attempted to expand its massive… Space Launch System (SLS) mega rocket launched Artemis 1an unmanned test flight to the moon, from Pad 39B here at the Kennedy Space Center (KSC). Despite three separate attempts to fix the leak, the engineers were unable to stop it and eventually stopped to further assess the situation.


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