Playing Musical Chairs With SLS Launch Vehicles

Keith's note: Sources report that NASA is looking at using the EM-2 SLS launch vehicle for the EM-1 mission due to hydrogen tank issues on the EM-1 vehicle. NASA is also looking at using the EM-3 SLS launch vehicle to fly the EM-2 mission. In addition, NASA is considering a delay in issuing the SLS block buy procurement notice (EM-3 and beyond) originally due out in June into Oct 2017 i.e. pushing its issuance into FY 2018. No one knows that NASA's budget will be for FY 2018. Stay tuned.

NASA Decides Against Putting Crew On EM-1, earlier post

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