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July 20, 2016
A Peek Inside SLS: Fuel Tank For World's Largest Rocket Nears Completion
New Orleans LA (SPX) Jul 12, 2016
While this may look like a futuristic tunnel to another world, it is really looking up inside a nearly complete fuel tank for NASA's powerful, new rocket-the Space Launch System-that will take humans to destinations never explored by people before. At over 300-feet tall and 5.75 million pounds at liftoff, SLS needs plenty of fuel to leave Earth. Once a final dome is added to the liquid hydrogen rocket fuel tank, shown here, it will come in at 27.5-feet in diameter and over 130-feet long, making it ... read more

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