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SLS Core Stage Hotfire Test

SLS Core Stage Hotfire Test
SLS Core Stage Hotfire Test The 4 engines of NASA's Space Launch System's core stage roar to life during their first "hot fire" test at Stennis Space Center. Intended to fire for 8 minutes (to test the full burn time required to launch the rocket into orbit), the test prematurely ended after 67 seconds. NASA

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