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Artemis 1 prepares for new ‘wet dress rehearsal’ in push for the moon

The Strawberry Supermoon rises behind the Artemis 1 moon rocket on June 14, 2022.  (Image credit: NASA/Ben Smegelsky)

The Space Launch System (SLS) rocket preparing to fly NASA’s Artemis 1 moon mission is ready for a crucial pre-launch test. The Artemis 1 stack is scheduled to begin a wet dress rehearsal on Saturday (June 18). The procedure, which NASA had to delay in April, will assess how well SLS does in handling fuel loads for a launch.

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