Building A Big Rocket Fuel Tank
Building A Big Rocket Fuel Tank

Technicians prepare the 18-foot-diameter (5.5-meter) tank during manufacturing at the Boeing Developmental Center in Tukwila, Wash. The tank is one of the largest composite rocket hydrogen propellant tanks ever made. The tank is set to undergo testing at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala.

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