Space Launch System: Welding Tool for Deep Space

The largest spacecraft-welding tool in the world, the Vertical Assembly Center, is open for business at NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans. The 170-foot-tall, 78-foot-wide giant completes a world-class welding toolkit that will be used to build the core stage of America’s next great rocket, the Space Launch System (SLS). SLS will be the…

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