Top 10 Biggest Rockets For Space Mission

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Here are the list of the biggest rockets that ever created in the world. A rocket is an aircraft, missile, spacecraft, or other vehicle which obtains thirst from a rocket engine. Rocket engines work by action and reaction. Chemical rocket are the most common type of rocket and they typically create their exhaust by the combustion of rocket propellant. However, careful design, testing, construction and use minimizes risks. Here are the biggest rockets that ever created by man in the world.

10. Saturn V Rocket
Saturn V rocket is the biggest rocket in the world and most powerful ever built in human history. This is a rocket that allows for humans to land on the Moon. Saturn V height of nearly 363 feet tall 40 floor building.

9. N1 Rocket
N1 is a fairly powerful rocket and missile developed by the soviet largest to send people to the Moon. But all these rockets have been destroyed during their test flights. N1 length is about 344.5 meters.

8. Ares-1 Rocket
Ares-1 is another rocket designed the U.S. that is currently under construction. After retiring from the shuttle, Ares will be the transport humans to leave space and even to the Moon again. Ares-1 has 310 feet long and powered by a single solid rocket engines during takeoff.

7. Delta IV Rocket
Delta IV rocket that is designed by Boeing’s Integrated Defense systems division.  It is designed for the purpose of U.S. military and commercial use. This rocket has a height of 206 meters.

6. Atlas V Rocket
Atlas V is made in the United States rocket designed to carry heavy loads to be transported into Earth orbit. This rocket has a height of 195 feet and has a total lift of 333 298 kg mass.

5. Ariane 5 Rocket
Ariane 5 is first flight test that failed in June 1996, with self-destruction during the 37 seconds after launch because of damage to the control software, which is undoubtedly one of the most expensive computer bugs in history. This rocket has a height of 193 feet.

4. Space Shuttle Rocket
Now here comes with sophisticated machines are the shuttle. Made in the USA, the Space Shuttle is being used to deliver cargo into orbit with a medium-size and operated by a crew of seven men. Space Shuttle has a 184 foot high.

3. H-IIB rocket
H-IIB rocket with liquid fuel is made in Japan that provides a launching system for the main purpose of launching the H-II Transfer Vehicle (HTV) to the International Space Station (ISS). It has a height of 56m.

2. Proton Rocket
The first Proton was launched in 1965 and the launch system is still used in 2009, which makes it one of the most successful proponents of gravity in space history. It has a height of 53m.

1. Falcon 9 Rocket
Falcon 9 is a two-stage can be used to orbit; oil and liquid oxygen rocket-powered launch vehicles manufactured by SpaceX. The rocket is still in development and will be launched in late 2009. This rocket has a height of 178 feet.