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2nd Firing Test of NASA's Next-Generation Rocket Engine (Photos)

SLS Test Fire Completion

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White smoke appears as the fire is extinguished in the engine of NASA's SLS rocket booster engine, following a test firing on June 28, 2016.

SLS Test Extinguisher

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A robotic arm applies an extinguishing fluid to the rocket booster engine following a two minute test fire on June 28, 2016.

SLS Engine Test Fire Ending

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The engine for NASA's SLS rocket booster sputters to a halt after burning for more than 2 minutes during a test on June 28, 2016.

SLS Engine Test 2 Infographic

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This NASA infographic explains the details of the qualification motor-2 test of the Space Launch Systems rocket booster engine, which took place on June 28, 2016.

SLS Booster

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Thousands of people gathered in a viewing area outside Promontory, Utah, to watch a test of the SLS booster engine on June 28, 2016.

SLS Engine Test Wide View

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A view from the spectator viewing area of the second engine test of the SLS rocket booster, on June 28, 2016.

SLS Test Firing Mid-View

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A view of the fire and smoke emerging from NASA's SLS rocket booster engine, which underwent a test firing on June 28, 2016.

SLS Booster Test Long View

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Fire sprays out the end of NASA's SLS rocket booster engine during a qualifying test on June 28, 2016.

SLS Engine Test Firing

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A column of flame shoots out the back of NASA's SLS booster engine during a test on June 28, 2016.

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