Detail View: NASA Image eXchange Collection: Stennis Tests All Space Shuttle Main Engines

Title: 
Stennis Tests All Space Shuttle Main Engines
Description: 
Before NASA launches a Space Shuttle, all systems are put through ground tests to prove their flight readiness. Stennis Space Center tests all Space Shuttle Main Engines on the ground to ensure that the three main engines will perform as expected during the orbiter's 8 1/2 minute flight.
Date: 
01.01.1996
Credit: 
NASA Stennis Space Center (NASA-SSC) [ http://www.ssc.nasa.gov/~sirs/ ]
facet_what: 
Space Shuttle Orbiter
facet_where: 
Stennis Space Center (SSC)
facet_when: 
01-01-1996
facet_when_year: 
1996
Media: 
IMAGE
UID: 
SPD-NIX-96PC-828
original url: 
http://nix.ksc.nasa.gov/info?id=96PC-828&orgid=4