Nozzle of Rocket Booster Blows Apart During NASA Test Firing

NASA has released new slow-motion footage showing the June 28 test of a booster that will help power the Space Launch System, a rocket that will allow for deep-space missions including a hoped-for trip to Mars.
0:34 | 09/20/16

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And when that stunning new footage that provides an up close look and Sloan emotion luck and what happens when a rocket booster is fired. Why pluck its installed over the boost to prevent dust and moisture from getting into the ignition flies off and persons and tons of pieces. Parts of it were found as far as 2000 feet away the rocket will help power the space launch system which will allow for deep space missions. Including trips to Mars the boosters who provide more than two thirds of the eight million pounds of thrust needed to launch the rockets.

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