Rocketry Videos

By Improbable Ventures

High power rocket launch - Darkstar Extreme in Brothers, OR (2020-08-02)
This is my first flight of the Darkstar Extreme rocket at an OROC launch in Brothers, OR, in June 2020. It was also my first time at Brothers. Flew on a K-535 Aerotech motor. It was a very windy day ... [View]

High power rocket launch - Darkstar Extreme on K-535 motor (2020-08-02)
I've flown this rocket before at Brothers, OR, but this is my first flight of the Darkstar Extreme in Touchet, WA, in August 2020. Flew it again here on a K-535 Aerotech motor. Successful flight! ... [View]

High power rocket launch - HyperLOC 835 in Brothers, OR (2020-08-02) (NEW)
I've flown this rocket many times before, but this is my first flight of the HyperLOC 835 at an OROC launch in Brothers, OR, in June 2020. It was also my first time at Brothers. Flew on an I-500 ... [View]

High Power Rocketry NAR Level 1 Certification Flight (2020-06-24) (NEW)
I finally got a chance to launch my first high power rocket for my L1 certification flight! This is the HyperLOC 835, a cardboard and plywood rocket with a 4" diameter body and approx. 6 ft. height, ... [View]

High Power Rocketry NAR Level 2 Certification Flight (2020-07-10) (NEW)
For my L2 certification flight, I used the HyperLOC 835, the same rocket that I used for L1. This flight used an Aerotech J-270 motor and a flight computer capable of dual deploy (two parachutes, ... [View]

Rocket club - launch fails [set to yakety sax] (2019-12-10) (NEW)
A brief compilation of the launch fails at a recent rocket club event, set to yakety sax. [View]

Rocket club launch event - highlight reel (2019-12-02)
I recently attended my first rocket launch event, hosted by my local rocketry organization - Washington Aerospace Club (WAC). It was a great event with lots of people spectating and participating, ... [View]

Rocket launch: Mean Machine catastrophic motor failure (2019-11-28)
During a routine launch of my Mean Machine rocket, the E motor suffered a catastrophic failure ("cato") and the propellant shot out of the motor casing. This basically resulted in a fireball tearing ... [View]

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