NASA phone calls it the ‘Ignition Overpressure Safety and Audio Suppression h2o deluge system’ and it is really a sight to behold.
Just look at it in motion:
For reference, that is not also significantly off the amount of money of h2o demanded to fill an Olympic-sized swimming pool.
This take a look at was carried out Oct. 15 at Kennedy House Center’s Start Pad 39B in Florida in preparing for Exploration Mission-one, which is established to start in June 2020. It will be the to start with uncrewed flight of the House Start Process, a large rocket arrangement NASA has been working for over a decade, established to be the most strong booster at any time designed.