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This artist rendering shows a wide-angle view of the liftoff of the 70-metric-ton (77-ton) crew vehicle configuration SLS from the launchpad.
Space Launch System Blasts Off

This artist rendering shows a wide-angle view of the liftoff of the 70-metric-ton (77-ton) crew vehicle configuration SLS from the launchpad. The first flight test of NASA's new rocket is scheduled for 2017.

(Note: artist concept current as of Feb. 21, 2014)

Image credit: NASA/MSFC

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