The Red Hills
September 4, 2010
Backdropped by red hills, the Development Motor-2, or DM-2, ignites during an Aug. 31, 2010, static test that was conducted by ATK Aerospace Systems in Promontory, Utah. DM-2, the largest and most powerful solid rocket motor designed for flight, is managed by the Ares Projects Office at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala.
Topics: Huntsville-Decatur Combined Statistical Area, Lockheed Martin, Space exploration, Technology Internet, Ares I-X, Thiokol, Alliant Techsystems, Project Constellation, Space, Human spaceflight, Marshall Space Flight Center, NASA