One Spectacular Big BangS

Wonder at the impressive technological prowess of the genius engineers at NASA, as brave Ares launches. Yes, dear citizens, be amazed at the sheer beauty of the mighty rocket as it flies supersonically, thundering the skies of this glorious nation.

OK, so it looks like a flying condom.

NASA says that the six minute flight was a success. In fact, they said the vehicle flew better than expected. Good work, my dearest space boffins. Watch the video here.

Images by the AP

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