NASA shoots 450,000 gallons of water 30 metres into the air | Technology | Dezeen

Our latest captioned movie shows NASA release close to half a million gallons of water whilst testing its substantial launch pad cooling system at the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida. 

The Ignition Overpressure Protection and Sound Suppression (IOP/SS) system will be used to provide protection from the extreme heat and pressure generated by the Space Launch System (SLS) during ignition and take-off. 

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