NASA Rocket Booster Passes Second Test

Jun 30, 2016 at 1:46 PM ET

First off, giant things shooting massive flames are inherently cool, so even if you don’t care about NASA or the good it does for humanity, you should enjoy this video of a test of a new rocket booster. What you’re seeing here is a rocket booster so powerful that one like it may one day make the journey to Mars, or beyond. Right now, the plan is to test launch this system in 2018.