Launch Vehicles and Propulsion A-Z

SLS FSB-1 Mission Page

The SLS FSB-1 is a five segment rocket booster, the largest solid rocket motor ever built for flight. Built by Northrop Grumman for NASA’s, the Space Launch System (SLS) is an advanced, heavy-lift launch vehicle that provides an entirely new capability for science and human exploration beyond Earth’s orbit.


Space Launch

Northrop Grumman built the world’s first privately-developed space launch vehicle. Since then, we have conducted nearly 100 space launch missions with our Pegasus®, Minotaur™ and Antares™ space launch vehicles, boosting hundreds of satellites into space. Antares Designed to provide responsive and low-cost access to space, the Antares rocket is a two-stage…