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NASA: New High Dynamic Camera Records Rocket Test

This is footage of Orbital ATK’s QM-2 solid rocket booster test taken by NASA’s High Dynamic Range Stereo X (HiDyRS-X) camera. HiDyRS-X records high speed, high dynamic range footage in multiple exposures simultaneously for use in analyzing rocket engine tests. Traditional high speed video cameras are limited to shooting in one exposure at a time, …

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GoPro: On a Rocket Launch to Space

On November 6th, 2015 UP Aerospace Inc. launched the 20-foot (6 meter) tall SL-10 rocket into near-space. The mission: deploy the Maraia Capsule testing the aerodynamics and stability of the payload on re-entry to the atmosphere. The rocket reached an altitude of 396,000ft (120,700 meters) and speeds up to Mach 5.5 (3800mph or 6115km/h) at …

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StartyRakiet: 83 rocket launches of 2015

StartyRakiet has compiled footage from 83 rocket launches, launched during 2015. There were 87 orbital launches in 2015 but I couldn’t find videos of 4 Chinese launches so they are not included in this compilation.  

Sploid: All the Crewed Rockets In History

Behold, all the models of manned rocket ever made by humankind. At least, the ones we know of. There may be secret ones. A new episode of All The Cool Stuff.  

ESA: Euronews | It’s rocket science!

In this episode of ESA Euronews, we see how the European Space Agency are developing rocket engines. The scientific principle remains quite simple: accelerated gas creating thrust through a nozzle. However, extrapolating that concept to the point where the rocket has sufficient power to lift people and satellites beyond Earth’s gravity and into orbit is …

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Onboard camera view: launch and separation of Sentinel-1A

Published on Apr 14, 2014 Cameras mounted on the Soyuz Fregat upper stage that sent Sentinel-1A into space on 3 April 2014 captured this superb footage. It shows liftoff, the various stages in the rocket’s ascent and the Sentinel-1A satellite being released from the Fregat upper stage to start its life in orbit around Earth. …

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