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Chris B - NSF
Sept. 20: Northrop Grumman is inviting media to watch a qualification ground test of the Graphite Epoxy Motor (GEM 63) that will be used as strap-on boosters on the Atlas V rocket beginning July 2019 with the STP-3 mission that will utilize five boosters. 😎
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Oliver Pelham Burn Sep 5
Replying to @NASASpaceflight
Where's the application form?
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Chef Jared Sep 5
Replying to @NASASpaceflight
Yeah
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Chris B - NSF Sep 5
Replying to @opbphotos
They'll only let people in with massive camera lens........oh! 😂👍 I'll DM you the details if you want.
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Oliver Pelham Burn Sep 5
Replying to @NASASpaceflight
Haha, that specific lens isn't mine but I still have a 150-600 lol. Anyway, yes please.
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Chef Jared Sep 5
Replying to @NASASpaceflight
Can I get the details as well if you don't mind?
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Chef Jared Sep 5
Replying to @NASASpaceflight
Nice
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Mario Billiani 🚀 Sep 6
Replying to @NASASpaceflight
The boosters will have pointy tips though.
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Mario Billiani 🚀 Sep 6
Replying to @NASASpaceflight
Ah well, apparently not. The GEM-63s on will keep their slanted shape.
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Chris B - NSF Sep 6
Apparently the "Dark Knights" Advanced Boosters for SLS have a slanty nose too.
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Mario Billiani 🚀 Sep 6
If they ever fly ^^
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