The Bruce Murray Space Image Library
The Rocket's Red Glare
Filed under pretty pictures, Space Shuttle program, rockets
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.
Original image data dated on or about September 8, 2011.
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