In a statement to Digital Trends, NASA's pad deputy project manager Nick Moss explained that the massive fountains of water seen in the footage below won't happen when there is actually a rocket there to be launched.
Engineers refined their ability to shoot more than half the contents of an Olympic swimming pool into the air after initial tests last December. In a new video posted to YouTube, NASA shows off its insanely powerful water system that will keep things cool during the upcoming launches of the Boeing-built Space Launch System.
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NASA call it the "Ignition Overpressure Protection and Sound Suppression water deluge system" and it shot the water 100 feet into the air.
It's called the "Ignition Overpressure Protection and Sound Suppression" (IOP/SS) water deluge system and it's created to combat the extreme heat and noise produced by a rocket launch.
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NASA posted a video of the October 15 test to YouTube on Friday. "During launch, this water deluge system will release approximately 450,000 gallons of water across the mobile launcher and Flame Deflector".
"Exploration Mission-1 is the first in a series of increasingly complex missions that will enable human exploration to the Moon and Mars", NASA said.
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The system is created to carry larger payloads and generate more energy, which could open the door to deep space missions "including robotic scientific missions to places like Mars, Saturn and Jupiter", said NASA.