World’s most powerful rocket to get us to Mars
The test at NASA’s Stennis Space Center in Mississippi is the latest in a series of RS-25 firings.
The forthcoming Space Launch System (SLS) rocket will be powered by four R2-25 engines firing simultaneously. The RS-25s will provide 2 million pounds of thrust, according to NASA and will work in conjunction with a pair of solid rocket boosters, which provide an additional 6.8 million pounds of thrust.
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