Brevard County

NASA to conduct test on mega moon rocket to see if technical issues are fixed

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. — NASA crews are preparing for an important test for its Artemis I mission.

Watch: NASA announces 2 potential launch windows for Artemis I

Engineers will try to prove this week that they fixed the problem that scrubbed the last launch attempt.


A cryogenic demonstration test is scheduled to begin at 7:15 a.m. Wednesday.

Read: Scrubbed Artemis I launch: What’s next?

NASA officials are planning to give an update Monday on the upcoming test.

Read: Artemis I: 9 things to know about NASA’s mission to return humans to the moon

The earliest launch date for Artemis I is Sept. 27.

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