July 3rd, 2015
Waning Gibbous Moon
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Tweet up offers VIP views of ATK ground test

Last year several Clark Planetarium staff members had the opportunity to watch the DM-1 test firing of the Ares solid rocket motor in Promontory, Utah. I was there, watching the visual representation of what 3.6 million pounds of thrust (22…

Seth Jarvis

SPECTACULAR ROCKET FLAMES (and a dose of political reality)

DISCLAIMER: ATK Space Systems is a financial supporter of Clark Planetarium. They sponsor our IMAX Theatre through annual cash and in-kind donations. That said, I would have written this post even if ATK Space Systems never gave the planetarium a…