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January 9, 2023

Core Stage Forward Skirt and Liquid Hydrogen Tank for Artemis III Moves on to Next Phase of Production

Artemis III hardware is on the move! Liquid Hydrogen Tank for Artemis III NASA’s Space Launch System’s liquid hydrogen tank was recently moved into a new work area at NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility to perform scans of the tank’s dimensions in preparation for multiple join activities that will happen throughout...
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December 18, 2022

Artemis III Core Stage Segment Move to Work Stand

“Technicians assist as the engine section of the Space Launch System rocket’s core stage for NASA’s Artemis III mission is moved into the high bay of the Space Station Processing Facility (SSPF) at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Dec. 15, 2022. The section was shipped from Michoud Assembly...
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December 9, 2022

NASA Moves Core Stage 3 Intertank

Futuramic’s tooling and machined flight hardware for NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) are used to assembly the Core Stage intertank for Artemis III at NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility. Many Futuramic tools helped complete this job and included the Intertank Final Assembly Tool and numerous machined intertank flight hardware panels. Besides...
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October 11, 2022

Forward Skirt for Artemis IV’s Core Stage Moves to Next Phase of Production

“Crews at NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans lift the forward skirt of a core stage that will power NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket out of the Vertical Weld Center Sept. 16, 2022. The forward skirt will be used for NASA’s Artemis IV mission. The hardware houses flight...
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October 7, 2022

Inspiring Future Builders, MFG Day 2022

Futuramic welcomed local high schools in celebration of National Manufacturing Day and to help inspire future generations of builders and manufacturers. Students from South Lake and Warren Woods Tower High Schools toured our facilities and learned about modern manufacturing and the high paying jobs and opportunities it creates. Throughout the...
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August 31, 2022

Supplying Tooling and Flight Hardware for the World’s Most Powerful Deep Space Exploration Rocket

Macomb Township’s Futuramic supports NASA’s Artemis Mission by supplying Tooling and Flight Hardware for the World’s Most Powerful Deep Space Exploration Rocket. Artemis is the first new human rated heavy lift rocket since the 1970’s era Apollo Missions to the moon. The launch of this rocket will be the culmination...
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August 18, 2022

NASA Rolls out the SLS Rocket for it’s Inaugural Launch

NASA’s Space Launch System started its first journey into space with a slow crawl ahead of it’s Artemis I launch attempt on Aug. 29 at 8:33am ET. The final rollout was moved up a day early to the evening of August 16th. Futuramic was at the NASA’s Kennedy Space Center...
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August 8, 2022

NASA Completes Welding of Artemis III Core Stage Tank Dome

Futuramic’s tooling for NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) was used to complete the welding of the Artemis III core stage liquid oxygen tank dome at NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility. Many Futuramic tools helped complete this job and included the Dome Rounding Tool, Overhead Lift Equipment, Gore Weld Tool, Circumferential Weld...
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August 4, 2022

ULA Successfully Launches the SBIRS GEO-6 Satellite

It was a beutiful morning for a launch. Congratulations to ULA, Lockheed Martin, Space Systems Command, Patrick Space Force Base, and the U.S. Space Force on the successful SBIRS GEO-6 launch. Futuramic was at Cape Canaveral, FL on August 4th, 2022, as ULA launched the sixth Space Based Infrared System...
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August 2, 2022

SLS rockets for Artemis 3 and 4 being assembled at the NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility

Futuramic is proud of our contributions to the SLS, Boeing, and NASA. Over the last ten years Futuramic has made numerous friction stir weld tools, assembly tools, platforms, overhead lift devices, and structural simulators for use by The Boeing Company in the construction of NASA’s Space Launch System rocket at...