NASA fuels moon rocket for liftoff on first test flight
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA began fueling its new moon rocket early Monday for liftoff on a test flight to put a crew capsule into lunar orbit for the first time in 50 years.
Thunderstorms delayed the refueling operation by an hour. The threat of lightning has diminished enough to allow the launch team to proceed with loading the rocket’s tanks. But it was unclear to what extent stalled work might shorten the two-hour launch window.