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Aerotech M650W Static Burn (2010-08-02)
Dan Michael static burns and Aerotech M650W rocket motor. [View]
Jeff Jakob 4" hybrid rocket motor test 12-04-2010 (2010-12-10)
Video of 4" hybrid rocket motor test at the Friends of Amateur Rocketry (FAR) site in the Mojave Desert of California. Rocket used HTPB for fuel and nitrous oxide for the oxidizer. [View]
Static-test of toilet-paper tube rotary rocket (2010-10-04)
Static test of rotary-rocket; the fins convert into rotors for a helicopter descent.   [View]
Sugar Motor Tests for the Rocket Team at University of Florida (2011-12-04)
As part of the University of Florida Rocket Team/Club. These motors were made from sugar and potassium nitrate. Three different designs were shown in the order played: Uninhibited, 4 BATES grains, ... [View]
Sugar Shot to Space DoubleSShot BP static test video cam #5 (2011-09-14)
This was the first test of the DoubleSShot motor in the Sugar Shot to Space project. The motor contained 160+ pounds of sugar/KNO3 rocket propellant with over 2,000 pounds of thrust, making it the ... [View]
6 foot long Rocket Motor Test (2006-04-19)
This was a test of a rocket project which flew in the Nevada desert on three P impulse motors, each motor exceeding 20,500 newton seconds. An Estes D12 has 20 newton seconds. Ignition was thermite ... [View]
2012 3-3 FAR Activities: Sugar motors, Recovery ejection test and a CATO (2012-03-05)
Paul Avery static tested three 38mm single use sugar motors, all successful. Hal Duffy did the first test of the drogue chute piston ejection as part of the recovery system being designed for the ... [View]
Pro98 6G Blue Streak Certification Firing - N2850 (2009-08-29)
Pro98-6G-Blue Streak certification firing at CTI facility. Motor designation N2850. August 27, 2009 [View]
DoubleSShot BPS rocket motor test (2012-05-08)
Static test of the Aft section of the DoubleSShot BPS rocket motor on May 5th, 2012 at the Friends of Amateur Rocketry site in the Mojave Desert of California. Approximately 85 pounds (38 kg) of ... [View]
Ejection Charge (2008-10-12)
This video shows what happens inside a rocket when the ejection charge fires. Captured at 1200 frames-per-second, this high-speed video illustrates dramatically why you need recovery wadding (or ... [View]
P Motor Static Test (2009-08-28)
This is a static test of my P9000 motor. It's fiberglass cased, single use, 6" x 84", 118 lb. It burned 76 lb. of propellant in 8.3 seconds producing 74,200 N-s. Fired at Orangeburg, SC Nov. 2001 [View]
USU Chimaera 5 Feb Motor Test L777 (2009-02-05)
Utah State University Chimaera Rocket Team conducts a static motor test of the Animal Motor Works L777 Motor. [View]
R Candy Rocket Motor Static Test (2010-06-09)
This is a static test of a r-candy rocket motor. Video quality is kinda poor due to the fact I didn't want to put an expensive camera in harms way. The rocket is based off the Richard Nakka B-200 ... [View]
Static test of an 'H' class reload (2010-07-16)
Static test of an 'H' class reload in an AeroTech RMS-29/40-120 model rocket motor casing. [View]
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3x C6-P mittels seriell verschalteter SNOs gezündet, Cam: 120fps 720p [View]
3D Printed Linear Aerospike Rocket Engine Test (2018-11-05)
We 3D printed a engine inspired by of Rocketdyne's 2200 linear aerospike engine [View]
AeroTech 98/10240 Static Test (2015-10-07)
Testing out a new enlarged nozzle for 98mm reloads. Don't blink or you'll miss it! [View]
AeroTech RMS-54/2560 Boost-Sustain™ (2009-06-25)
Static test of an AeroTech RMS-54/2560 K375NW-P KEB™ Boost-Sustain™ motor. Uses Warp-9™ and White Lightning™ propellant in a core burning grain geometry. [View]
Bob's ROCKET motor test (2006-11-23)
TEST IT LIKE IT'S BOB'S MOTOR!! The igniter ignited, the motor puked and those gathered tried not to laugh too hard. [View]
Burning Model Rocket Engine Underwater in 4K Slow Motion - Rockets (S1 • E4) (2017-07-14)
This time I take a estes Model Rocket Engine and Ignite it underwater to see just what happens, will it burn ? will it blow ?. All while filming it in 4k super slow motion, I found a few things very ... [View]
Burning Model Rocket Motor In Liquid Nitrogen - 4K Slow Motion (2017-11-09)
I try and burn a Model rocket engine submerged in liquid nitrogen to see what's going to happen, also filming with a 4k high speed ( slow motion ) camera it should yield some interesting results, ... [View]
c6-5 rocket test estes (2013-07-28)
Testing rocket prior to real launch [View]
COBRA - 38mm Rocket Motor - Static Fire #3 (2018-12-23)
COBRA's third series of static fire tests using our small-scale custom rocket motor hardware and test stand. Static fire test day #3 - 4 rocket motors were tested to understand the burning ... [View]
COBRA - Composite Rocket Motor - Static Fire #1 (2019-02-04)
On Feb. 2nd COBRA successfully tested the first student manufactured one-piece composite wrapped motor and nozzle. Future tests are coming soon! [View]
Estes B6-6 rocket motor (2019-06-19)
This is a test of the Estes B6-6 rocket motor for future comparisons. #rocketscience #rocketfuel #rocketfire #rocketmotor #rocket #estesmotor #estes #science #research #modelrocket #estes ... [View]
Firing a Rocket Engine! A Day in the Life of an MIT Aerospace Engineering Student Ep.4 (2019-02-05)
In this video, I talk about how my friend and I conducted a static fire testing of his Liquid Oxygen and Kerosene rocket engine. We tested it at the Friends of Amateur Rocketry site in the Mojave ... [View]
Hybrid rocket motor 4-4-09 Rick Maschek & Jeff Jakob (2009-04-06)
Two hybrid motor tests, the first one using a "secret formula" fuel grain made by Jeff and a graphite/phenolic nozzle and the second test using the prototype motor we built in February and first ... [View]
Icarus Solid Rocket Motor Single Grain Static Test (2019-04-04)
Static test fire of a single grain Icarus solid rocket motor at ASK 't Harde on March 29. The full version of the motor consists of 7 grains. Delft Aerospace Rocket Engineering is one of the largest ... [View]
Landing Model Rockets - Rocket Motor Test #2 (2017-07-17)
This second static fire was beautiful from an operational point of view and data point of view! A number of count holds and delays were encountered, but each issue was identified and dealt with ... [View]
Landing Model Rockets - Rocket Motor Test 1 (2017-07-15)
My name is Jonny, and my goal is land model rockets under their own power. Joe Barnard of BPS (@joebarnard, Barnard Propulsion Systems on YouTube) has been at this for far longer than I have, so I'm ... [View]
LOHAN: AeroTech rocket motor test (2011-12-19)
We give the proposed powerplant for our Low Orbit Helium Assisted Navigator (LOHAN) project's Vulture 2 spaceplane a blast. The AeroTech RC 32/60-100NS is a glider motor with no ejection charge. ... [View]
N3000 Static Fire | UCF's Most Powerful Rocket (2019-05-26)
AIAA UCF's N3000 solid rocket motor test fire at Spaceport Rocketry Association on May 19, 2019. This is a static test of the motor which will launch at the FAR 1030-5R competition on June 1st, ... [View]
Night static rocket motor test (2006-12-25)
This test did not happen, but if it did it would be cool to see at night. Look for the purple from John's motor. [View]
P9100 Static Fire - MIT Rocket Team (2019-01-29)
This is the team's third P motor test, and our most successful one to date. Using only 3 grains, the motor's volume loading increased. The new propellant formula burned slower, and with better ... [View]
Relay - TVC Static Fire - Mount Revision A (2017-01-08)
Actuating ±6.6 degrees on each axis, this thrust vectoring mount slightly underperforms in expected accuracy of 0.3 degrees. A second test with higher power servos will serve to qualify this ... [View]
RMS 98/5120 L4199N Static Test #1 (2017-05-03)
2 grains of 98mm Warp9 awesomeness for your viewing pleasure. Available Summer 2017. [View]
Rocket Cluster Test (2009-04-19)
Small scale test trying to fire three B engines. One engine failed. [View]
Rocket motor tests March 28 2020 (2020-03-31)
Test firing of two experimental rocket motors. Chamber pressure was measured. [View]
See Through Model Rocket Engine - Behind The Scenes - Outtakes 8sec = 30min (2017-05-20)
This is the full length clip as viewers have requested from See Through Model Rocket Engine - FULL ENGINE - Slow Motion 4K  [View]
See Through Model Rocket Engine - FULL ENGINE in Slow Motion 4K - Rockets (S1 • E2) (2017-05-16)
A Model Rocket Engine that you can See Through, see inside, how it works and burns through the various stages, I filmed it in 4k slow motion and ultra slow motion so we can see exactly how the fuel ... [View]
Static firing of Aerotech F20-4W rocket engine (2014-11-19)
Static firing of Aerotech F20-4W rocket engine [View]
Static Test DX1-EE Solid Rocket Motor May 2019 (2019-05-30)
Static test of the DX1-EE motor during the May launch day for requalification purposes. During the earlier launch day in March, an anomaly occurred in two out of three DX1-EE motors, resulting in a ... [View]
TESTING ESTES E12-6 ROCKET ENGINE, STATIC TEST FIRE! (2020-08-27)
Estes E12-6 rocket engine is made for large model rockets. It has a total impulse of 40 Newton seconds, a 2.7 second thrust, and a 6 second delay before the ejection charge fires to deploy the ... [View]
TESTING ESTES F15-8 ROCKET ENGINE, HOW POWERFUL IS IT? (2019-01-06)
In this video I'll be test firing an F15-8 Estes black powder model rocket engine to test it's overall power. [View]
Thrust Vector Control - Series A Hold Down (2017-06-01)
This test was not intended to(and does not) feature a fully stable vehicle or tuning. The purpose of Series A is to gather high resolution data from the flight computer in order to build an accurate ... [View]
Thrust Vector Control - Series C Hold Down (2017-06-29)
Once the error in the inertia calculation of the Series B Hold Down was found, a second bifilar pendulum test was conducted with newly added landing legs and grid fins to obtain an updated ... [View]
Xenon | Hold Down Test 1 (2019-08-19)
Hey Everyone! The Xenon rocket has finally lit its motor for the first time! It also moved the motor back and fourth on 1 Axis! This is V2 of the TVC so its not perfect n 1 Axis but pretty close! ... [View]