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NASA eClips™: Liftoff with Solid Rocket Boosters
February 22, 2012

Target: Grades 9-12

Length: 5 minutes 42 seconds

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NASA eClips™: Launchpad
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Learn about the chemical reaction that occurred when liquid hydrogen and liquid oxygen were combined to operate the space shuttle's three main engines. See how this controlled explosion moved the shuttle up into orbit.
 

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