Ares 1-X Launch: Liftoff!

Booster ignition and liftoff of the Ares IX flight test vehicle! For the first time since 1981, a new rocket is rising from Launch Complex 39. Ares IX is beginning a 20-second "fly-away" steering maneuver designed to guide it away from the launch tower to minimize damage to the pad.

Author basvg1
Duration 106 seconds
Rating Best

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