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Brilliant Sub-scale Solid Rocket Motor Test (NASA, Space Launch System, 03/14/12)

Brilliant Sub-scale Solid Rocket Motor Test (NASA, Space Launch System, 03/14/12)
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It was three-two-one to brilliant fire as NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center tested a small solid rocket motor designed to mimic NASA’s Space Launch System booster. The Mar. 14 test provides a quick, affordable and effective way to evaluate a new nozzle insulation material for the SLS solid rocket booster.

Image credit: NASA/MSFC

More about the test:
www.nasa.gov/exploration/systems/sls/H12-085.html

Original image:
www.nasa.gov/exploration/systems/sls/multimedia/gallery/s…

More about SLS:
www.nasa.gov/exploration/systems/sls/index.html

Space Launch System Flickr photoset:
www.flickr.com/photos/28634332@N05/sets/72157627559536895/

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