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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

The Rocket's Red Glare

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The Rocket's Red Glare A five-segment solid rocket, based on the Space Shuttle boosters and using casings flown on several missions, undergoing a static ground test at ATK's manufacturing facility in Promontory, Utah. The test motor was 154 feet long and generated 3.6 million pounds of thrust.

Bill Dunford

Copyright holder: Bill Dunford

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
Contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder. Original image data dated on or about September 8, 2011

 

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