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Wednesday, December 15, 2010

That's a Lot of Rockets

footnote: the #2 largest rocket, the Soviet N1 --- an astonishing kludge with 30 separate engines bolted together --- was the world's most powerful. It never made orbit, and one launch attempt blew up its launch complex in the largest explosion in the history of rocketry.

No Saturn ever blew up.

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