NASA Mini Rocket Models Test Mega Rocket

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The engines of NASA's space shuttle will be reborn for the space agency's next-generation rocket, a mega-booster designed to launch humans deeper into space than ever before. The new heavy-lift rocket, called the Space Launch System, will have a core stage expected to stand over 200 feet tall and feature four engines, each capable of 512,000 pounds of thrust. The engine, known as the RS-25, was used on the space shuttle and is extremely reliable, but since the SLS rocket will be heavier, the engines have to be revamped. Read more at

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  1. Mottlee
    Mottlee Apr 04, 2014

    Rebuild the Saturn 5

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