The Ares V

Behold the mighty propaganda of a mighty space agency!

NASA’s (computer generated) video of the very big (notional) Ares V rocket, launching a Very Large Telescope (that’s its official name) into orbit:

You can read more about the Ares and Project Constellation on Wikipedia. The Ares will be a new generation of rockets designed to take people and cargo to the Moon – separately. I’m not sure how I feel about big rockets named for a god of war, but I’m all for moon bases.

Found on via Jim Kelly.