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Fraser
2011-Nov-09, 11:00 PM
NASA successfully test-fired the J2-X rocket engine today, a key component of the Space Launch System, NASA’s giant new rocket that is slated to take cargo and crew beyond low Earth orbit. A deafening 500-second firing test at the Stennis Space Center showed the engine is ready for the next steps in building the SLS [...]

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