Fused launch photos show details of rocket flame

Louise Walker and J.T. Heineck Fused launch Photos - click to enlarge

These wonderfully detailed images of the last shuttle launch were taken using a process of combining different camera images withe different filters into one high definition image. The pictures and subsequent video show wonderful details of the exhaust plume. These were done by Louise Walker and J.T. Heineck of the Experimental Aero-Physics Branch at NASA’s Ames Research Center.

Read the entire story here. There is also a nice video of the images on the page


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