Space Launch System: NASA’s next- generation rocket

NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) will carry humans beyond the grasp of Earth’s gravity, stretching to the moon, Mars and perhaps, one day, deep space. The first destination is the moon.

The new heavy-duty  launch vehicle will be the world’s most powerful rocket designed to carry unmatched payloads into deep space. Unlike any other space rocket, the SLS has been created to evolve alongside advancing technology. Its modular design and interchangeable parts means that it can evolve alongside growing technologies and varying mission goals. 

The launch vehicle