NASA officials visit Michoud Assembly Facility

Updated: Aug. 13, 2018 at 5:47 AM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - A NASA official will visit the Michoud Assembly Facility to check out work underway to take astronauts faster and farther into space than ever before.

Administrator Jim Bridenstine will visit the New Orleans East facility for updates on NASA's deep space rocket, the space launch system, and its Orion spacecraft.

The space launch system will carry astronauts into deep space aboard NASA's Orion spacecraft, which was also built at Michoud and will sit on top of the rocket.

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