Category Archives: Rocket Video

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Armstrong Flight Research Center historic videos now on Youtube

NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center (formerly Dryden) has placed a huge catalog of research and flight videos to a Youtube channel. Check out this great playlist on Lifting Bodies.    

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Flight of the MegaGyroc

I have always been a fan of the Gyroc. If you see me at a launch at some point in the day I was likely to fly one. Back in the first year of this blog I wrote a post … Continue reading

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Chris Bishop’s “It’s Rocket Science!”

Great introduction to Rocket Science.

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Video Hacking: All Saturn V’s launched at once

That’s 99,424,000 pounds-force or 442,260,000 newtons!  …and for a little science -a  newton explained: N: newton kg: kilogram m: metre s: second.

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Early 1960s documentary on Model Rocketry

The film was commissioned by National Association of Rocketry and is narrated by G. Harry Stine.

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SpaceX’s Grasshopper 744 meter Test

Latest and highest flight from point of view of the Hexacopter

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Rocket’s sonic boom made visible by ice crystals

This Solar Dynamics Observatory Atlas V rocket launch in February 2010 exceeded the speed of sound in a layer of ice crystals, making the shock wave visible from the ground. This occurs around 1:53 in the video.  

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