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Revolutionary Camera Captures NASA's Most Powerful Rocket in Amazing Detail

Revolutionary Camera Captures NASA's Most Powerful Rocket in Amazing Detail

NASA's HiDyRS-X camera was built for rocket science tests. Learn more about the rocket camera in this HowStuffWorks Now article.

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