Friday, February 10, 2012

Space Launch System: NASA's Giant Rocket Explained (Infographic)

See how NASA's new mega rocket, the Space Launch System, measures up for deep space missions in this infographic.
Source: All about our solar system, outer space and exploration


  1. I wonder why, in the final config, a 4 solid booster option isn't considered. That should get you to 200 tons to leo, better allowing for single-launch Mars missions and 10 meter conventional telescopes.

  2. The vibrations would probably shack the stack to pieces. LOL