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NASA's Space Launch System Boosters

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Posted 07 August 2014 - 08:16 PM

NASA's Space Launch System Boosters Office Completes Critical Design Review


www.nasa.gov said:

As progress continues on NASA's new rocket, the Space Launch System (SLS), the solid rocket boosters team successfully completed its critical design review Aug. 6. This is an important milestone for the program, as it verifies the boosters are ready to move forward with qualification testing.

The two five-segment solid rocket boosters will provide the majority of the liftoff thrust for the SLS vehicle. As the SLS evolves, it will be used for deep space missions to destinations such as an asteroid and ultimately Mars.

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