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The Rocket's Red Glare

The Rocket's Red Glare

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Bill Dunford

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.

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Original image data dated on or about September 8, 2011

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