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Swamp to space

Swamp to space

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Jason Davis / The Planetary Society

Swamp to space
A gift shop at Stennis Space Center in southern Mississippi sells patches showing an alligator sitting atop an RS-25 space shuttle main engine. The RS-25 will now be used to power the Space Launch System. Stennis has been the home of NASA rocket engine testing since the Apollo program.

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