SLS Press Conference — Live!


The SLS announcement is being made in the Senate Building, not at NASA as is the custom

Senator Bill Nelson makes the opening remarks — he explains the configuration and safety features of the Senate designed launch system….A bit odd…

Bolden up second…..he calls Kay Bailey Hutchison (a fellow Episcopalian)  the “queen bee” of this rocket system….

Bolden reads some prepared remarks….new chapter in American space exploration….a great day for NASA and the nation….yada yada yada…..did our due diligence on this thing….

First development flight targeted for 2017 with future flights to follow…

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