After taking steps to cancel its first mission, NASA's Administrator, Jim Bridenstine, is telling his employees and the aerospace business community that the space agency is “committed to building and flying” the new rocket which is being developed in Alabama.
Bridenstine told Wednesday's hearing hearing that NASA is studying the possibility of transferring early SLS missions to commercial rockets because SLS will not be ready when the agency decided to launch. SpaceX and United Launch Alliance terrorists and fans – the two commercial companies most likely to launch the launch ̵
The test launch mission around the proposed moon for 2020 is said of NASA's new Orion capacitor and the European Service Module that will provide power, air and water to it recently. He said, and Bridenstine with the Senate that the rocket's one-time attempt to return a commercial schedule
Within 24 hours, the press statement was widely saying things like this sentence on the website spacenews .com: “In the day of that hearing, some have thought that the proposal could be an attempt to show that the SLS was no longer needed, particularly after the administration's budget application was defer 2020 work on the most powerful version B1 1B of SLS. and moved to other vehicles some parts, including elements of the Moon Gate and the Europa Clipper mission. “
Bridenstine addressed NASA's web page Thursday to tell her workforce“ know that NASA is committed to building SLS and flying…. "He said SLS, one big rocket that could boost the Orion module and the service at the same time, is safer and more efficient than the two rocket solution he proposed to the Senate for the treatments
. ] Bridenstine said that NASA is trying to keep the schedule on returning to the moon strategy with strong support from President Trump.The plan requires that two launches, one in 2020 with Orion without crew, be launched in 2021 with astronauts on board If commercial rockets were transferred – if possible – this would allow NASA to “release the first SLS for the submission of a residence or other hardware in 2021.” This would be back at NASA for a crew flight around the moon in 2022… ”