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To get the world's most powerful rocket off the ground, it's going to take some serious thrust from its rocket boosters. Today, NASA successfully tested one of those 70-tonne rocket boosters by lighting it up at full power -- all while never leaving the ground.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

To get the world's most powerful rocket off the ground, it's going to take some serious thrust from its rocket boosters. Today, NASA successfully tested one of those 70-tonne rocket boosters by lighting it up at full power -- all while never leaving the ground.