Rocketry Videos

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5-Segment Solid Rocket Motor DM-1 Test Firing For Ares I Rocket (2010-06-01) (DELETED)
On Sept. 10, 2009, NASA and industry engineers lit up the Utah sky with the initial full-scale, full-duration test firing of the first stage motor for the Ares I rocket. The Ares I is a crew launch ... [View]

Big Rocket Explodes! 1/3 Scale Model Mercury-Redstone 3 Blows Up At Launch (2010-04-30)
At LDRS-18 (Large and Dangerous Rocket Ships) in Argonia, Kansas in 1999. This was the annual national rocket launch for the Tripoli Rocketry Association. The largest amateur rocket project was a ... [View]

Crash and Burn! How NOT To Recover a 42 Foot Tall Half-Ton Rocket (2010-04-30)
At the FireBALLS 5 amateur and experimental rocketry gathering of "large and dangerous" rockets in Nevada, Chuck Sackett launched his pet project, named Project 463. The rocket was 42 feet tall and ... [View]

External rocketcam video looking outside during the first Atlas III rocket launch (2010-09-08) (DELETED)
Onboard rocketcam Video during the first launch of the Lockheed Martin Atlas III in May 2000. This is a view outside the rocket, looking down on the launch pad as the Atlas first stage rocket engine ... [View]

Liftoff! NASA's Wise Spacecraft Launch On Delta 2 Rocket (2009-12-16) (DELETED)
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. - NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE, lifted off over the Pacific Ocean this morning on its way to map the entire sky in infrared light. A Delta II ... [View]

SpaceX Falcon 9 First Launch From KSC VAB Roof (ZOOMED OUT View) (2010-06-05)
This is a "wide-angle" zoomed out view of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket's first launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on June 4, 2010. I was fortunate enough to have access to the roof of ... [View]

SpaceX Falcon 9 First Launch Reaches Orbit (View From KSC VAB Roof) (2010-06-05)
From the VAB roof, this is video I shot of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket's first launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on June 4, 2010. I was fortunate enough to have access to the roof of ... [View]

SpaceX Falcon 9 Flight 2 COTS-1 Rocket Launch of Dragon Capsule (NASA TV) (2010-12-08)
The first demonstration flight of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon capsule for NASA's Commercial Orbital Transportation Services (COTS) program successfully lifted off from Cape Canaveral Air ... [View]

STS-131 Launch Seen From The VAB Roof - Space Shuttle Discovery Liftoff (2010-04-06) (DELETED)
I shot this video from the roof of the 525 foot tall Vehicle Assembly Building at Kennedy Space Center during the launch of NASA's space shuttle Discovery on mission STS-131 to the International ... [View]