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ARCHIVE: Launchpad: Liftoff with Solid Rocket Boosters

ARCHIVE: Launchpad: Liftoff with Solid Rocket Boosters

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Learn about the chemical reaction that occurs when liquid hydrogen and liquid oxygen are combined to operate the space shuttle?s three main engines. See how this controlled explosion moves the shuttle up into orbit.

Published on: October 13, 2009

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NASA; NASA eClips; NIA; Launchpad; secondary; video; education; engineering; technology; science; engines; shuttle; solid rocket boosters; work; energy; Newton; catalyst; oxidizer; lift; physics; chemistry, fuel, Richard Byles, high school, STEM, NGSS, SEP