NASA Rocket Test – level 2

08-09-2020 07:00

NASA wants to send a rocket to the moon. It is a big event because the rocket will return to the moon after more than 50 years.

Last week, NASA did a test of booster rockets. Booster rockets are strong engines that make the rocket take off. The rocket will have two booster rockets, and each of them will burn six tons of fuel every second.

The test happened in Utah, and it lasted two minutes. Workers had to secure the booster rocket to the ground to make sure that it did not move. NASA workers tested the engine, and they checked the rocket´s construction.

Difficult words: engine (a machine that makes something move), fuel (a material that makes heat or power when it burns), construction (how people build something).

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