NASA tests powerful rocket engine

09/1/2010 | Google

The future of NASA's moon program may be in doubt, but that didn't stop the agency and aerospace company ATK Aerospace Systems from testing on Tuesday the most powerful solid-fuel rocket engine ever built. The five-segment DM-2 rocket booster, designed as the first stage of the Ares I rocket to provide lift-off thrust for the next generation of Orion spacecraft, was given a two-minute non-flight test in Utah, and more than 760 on-board measurement devices showed the motor's performance had met all expectations.

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