Solid Rocket Moon Booster fired up for critical test

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Today NASA, alongside engineering giant Northrop Grumman, celebrated after they successfully ignited a massive solid rocket booster in Utah. The two-minute test put the Solid Rocket Booster (SRB) hardware through its paces. Each SRB will be responsible for providing 3.6 million pounds of thrust when the American space...

Third successful test of NASAs RS-25 engine; the rocket that might take us to Mars

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NASA is reporting it has successfully tested the engine created to power its huge Space Launch System (SLS) deep-space rocket, with no issues occurring across its 7.5-minute run. This marks the third successful test of the RS-25 engine, and with three more tests planned this year everything...