Booster Max Q

STS-135 Launch Max Q, Kennedy Space Centre, FloridaCondensation clouds form around the nose of Atlantis’ solid rocket boosters as the space shuttle makes the transition to supersonic speed.

The effect can be seen below, in a frame taken from one of NASA’s HD video cameras mounted to the External Tank:

Atlantis Max Q, Kennedy Space Centre, Florida

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