Lightning strikes NASA’s Artemis 1 megarocket launcher during testing

Lightning struck the home of NASA’s largest moon rocket Artemis 1 several times on Saturday (April 2), but the rocket is in good health and on the way for a serious test.

Four lightning bolts struck the area around Launch Pad 39B, where NASA’s first megarocket Space Launch System (SLS) test for three days was identified as a “blue -collar training” for its Artemis 1 mission. a month later this year. The rocket is protected from electricity by three towers and a kind of catenary wire that diverts blows to the earth from a booster.

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