NASA’s Artemis I launch has been delayed twice because of problems with their main fuel: liquid hydrogen. It’s not a new one for the space agency. As NASA described it, “hydrogen is difficult to work with.”
Meanwhile, SpaceX has switched to methane for their Mars-bound Starship spacecraft.
WSJ explains why NASA still uses the leak-prone fuel.
Read more about the Artemis launch scrubs on The Wall Street Journal: https://www.wsj.com/articles/nasa-struggles-with-familiar-problem-on-artemis-i-a-hydrogen-leak-11662381000
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