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Barrel Section of the SLS Core Stage (NASA, Space Launch System, 07/30/13)

Barrel Section of the SLS Core Stage (NASA, Space Launch System, 07/30/13)
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Engineers at NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility transfer a 22-foot-tall barrel section of the SLS core stage from the Vertical Weld Center. The barrel section, above, will be used for the liquid hydrogen tank, which will help power the SLS rocket out of Earth’s orbit.

Image credit: NASA/Michoud

Read more:
www.nasa.gov/exploration/systems/sls/sls-barrel-at-michou…
www.nasa.gov/exploration/systems/sls/multimedia/gallery/b…

More about SLS:
www.nasa.gov/exploration/systems/sls/index.html

Space Launch System Flickr photoset:
www.flickr.com/photos/28634332@N05/sets/72157627559536895/

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