Rocketry Videos

By d3deville


Big Daddy Rocket Giant Upscale flies at LDRS 36 (2018-01-19)
This 18 inch diameter beast of a rocket built by Rick and Candice Waters was flown at LDRS 36. Using a 6 inch diameter "O" class rocket motor built by Derek Deville, this rocket flew to 7,960' and ... [View]

Black Dragon High Power Rocket Launch - Tripoli WinterNationals - Florida - HPR (2009-03-29) (NEW)
The maiden launch of the Black Dragon at the WinterNational Launch in West Palm Beach Florida on February 18, 2008. The P-motor produced over 2400lbs of thrust to launch the vehicle to over 13000'. [View]

Catastrophic Rocket Launch BALLS 2012 OutKast (2015-02-06)
This is why we call it Experimental Rocketry. [View]

CSXT First Civilian Rocket Launch to Space (2007-05-15)
Launched to 379,900 feet (72 miles) on May 17, 2004 by the Civilian Space Exploration Team led by Ky Michaelson and Jerry Larson, and sponsored by GoFast Sports. The rocket was powered by a solid ... [View]


Environmental Aeroscience - 12 inch Nitrous Hybrid Rocket Motor - Hyperion II (2010-08-01)
The Hyperion II is designed as a 12" diameter sounding rocket capable of lofting a 100lb payload to an altitude of over 100 miles for use as a research or atmospheric target rocket. The hybrid ... [View]

Environmental Aeroscience - 12 inch Nitrous Hybrid Rocket Motor Restart (2010-08-01)
The Hyperion II is designed as a 12" diameter sounding rocket capable of lofting a 100lb payload to an altitude of over 100 miles for use as a research or atmospheric target rocket. The hybrid ... [View]

Environmental Aeroscience - 16 inch Nitrous Hybrid Rocket Motor (2010-08-01) (DELETED)
eAc fired a series of 16" Nitrous Hybrids in preparation for the development of the Scaled Composites SpaceShipOne propulsion system. This was the first firing of this scale of nitrous hybrid rocket ... [View]

Environmental Aeroscience - 16 inch Nitrous Hybrid Rocket Motor #2 (2010-08-02)
eAc fired a series of 16" Nitrous Hybrids in preparation for the development of the Scaled Composites SpaceShipOne propulsion system. This was the second firing of this scale of nitrous hybrid ... [View]

Environmental Aeroscience - 19 inch Nitrous Hybrid Rocket Motor SS1 (2010-08-02)
This is a compilation of Nitrous Hybrid firings of the eAc propulsion development for SpaceShipOne. [View]


Environmental Aeroscience - Aerospike Nozzle Solid Rocket Motor Static Firing (2010-08-01)
eAc (Environmental Aeroscience Corp) developed and fired the first solid propellant Aerospike motor in 2003. Aerospike nozzles are designed to be altitude compensating and self adjust the expansion ... [View]

Environmental Aeroscience - LOX Hybrid w/ Multi Layer Fuel Grain (2010-08-01) (DELETED)
eAc tested a thrust tailoring system that allows for mixing of different fuel types within the same hybrid grain. The layers shown here contain high and low levels of metals which is evidenced in ... [View]

Event Horizon - LDRS 25- High Power Rocket Launch (2010-07-07)
Art Hoag and company launch a very large rocket on a cluster of 3 Animal Motor Works N-4000 Blue Baboon rocket motors at Tripoli Rocketry Associations national LDRS launch. [View]

Experimental 2-Stage Rocket Launch BALLS 2012 Ken Overton (2015-02-06)
Ken Overtons "Big Bird" 2-stage rocket flying on a N motor staging to an M motor. [View]

Freedom 'Phiter (fighter) Flag Rocket - High Power Rocket - LDRS 19 (2009-03-29)
Flight of the Freedom 'Phiter at LDRS 19 in South Carolina on three M-3200 Kosdon rocket motors. [View]


LDRS 25 - Jerry O'Sullivan's Sandhawk Asp-Brant O-motor (2010-07-05)
Jerry O'Sullivan created a great rocket and motor for this spectacular flight at the LDRS 25 national launch of the Tripoli Rockety Association. [View]

LDRS 25 - Phoenix XL Q-13000 - High Power Rocket Launch (2010-07-05)
Sterling Edmunds Q powered rocket has a perfect flight in Amarillo Texas. Pumping out 3000lbs of thrust this rocket jumps off the pad and goes mach 2. [View]


LDRS25 - Montage of High Power Rocket launches (2010-07-06)
Tripoli Rocketry Association's annual Large and Dangerous Rocket Ship (LDRS) Launch. [View]

Nassa Pheonix Catastrophic Rocket Launch BALLS 2012 (2015-02-07)
The Tripoli Gerlach NASSA group put together a beautiful Q motor project that unfortunately suffered a catastrophic failure at launch. [View]

Ozone O-motor High Power Rocket Flight and Green Flame P-motor Static Firing (2010-09-23)
Third flight of the Ozone on a home made O-motor (about 40000 N-sec) and a static firing of an experimental green flame propellant I was working on. This took place at the Tripoli South Florida ... [View]

Qu8k - BALLS 20 - Carmack Prize Attempt - High Altitude Rocket On-board Video (2011-10-07)
On September 30, 2011 at 11:08am, Derek Deville's Qu8k (pronounced "Quake") launched from the Black Rock Desert in Nevada to an altitude of 121,000' before returning safely to earth. Above 99% of the ... [View]

Qu8k - MultiCam On-board Video - High Altitude Rocket Launch (2011-10-12)
Showing the views from a FlipHD and a GoPro side by side you get a first hand view of what it is like to fly to 121,000 feet. These cameras flew on September 30, 2011 at 11:08am on Derek Deville's ... [View]

Qu8k Rocket Launch Highlights - On-board GoPro HD at 22+ miles above earth (2011-10-07)
On September 30, 2011 at 11:08am, Derek Deville's Qu8k (pronounced "Quake") launched from the Black Rock Desert in Nevada to an altitude of 121,000' before returning safely to earth. Above 99% of ... [View]


Texas Rocket A601 blasts over 40,000' by Ray Kinsel (2015-02-06) (NEW)
This supersonic flight blasts to a successful flight with full recovery!!! [View]


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