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Testing a 22 million HP rocket motor. 30,000 lbs of cO2 to extinguish the flames when done.
This is the Ares 1 rocket. Development in 2007 and first flight was expected to be in 2014. This was canceled in 2010 due to the government cutting NASA's budget. In 2011 NASA lost the shuttle program too. I guess someone decided our tax money would be put to better use on other "programs"