How Does the SLS Rocket Fly?
NASA’s powerful Space Launch System (SLS) rocket will launch NASA’s Artemis missions and its astronauts to the Moon. But how does a rocket fly?
In this #NASAatHome video, Tracie Prater, an aerospace engineer at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, explains the basic components that help a rocket launch and fly beyond Earth’s orbit to deep space destinations like the Moon and Mars.
Students can follow along and make their own SLS rocket with these SLS-themed NASA at Home activities, here!