NASA makes final preparations for rocket heading around the moon in February

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. — NASA has completed stacking its mega-moon rocket and the spacecraft that will launch on an uncrewed mission around the moon this February.


Artemis 1 is will be the first integrated flight of the SLS rocket and the Orion spacecraft.

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Channel 9 was allowed inside of the Vehicle Assembly Building for a closer look.

The stack now stands 322 feet tall, and NASA is entering its final phase of testing before launch.

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See more in the video above.

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Adam Poulisse, WFTV.com

Adam Poulisse joined WFTV in November 2019.

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