SpaceX Water Deluge Test at Pad 39A

NASA/Kim Shiflett2017-02-08


Washington, DC, United States

Water sprays onto Launch Complex 39A during a test by SpaceX of the sound suppression system at the launch pad. The water deluge diminishes vibration at the pad during a liftoff to protect the pad structures and rocket itself from excessive shaking. Photo credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett


  • Title: SpaceX Water Deluge Test at Pad 39A
  • Creator: NASA/Kim Shiflett
  • Date Created: 2017-02-08
  • Location: Pad 39A
  • Rights: KSC
  • Album: ajwatso3

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