Xaero 20110512 Tether Flight.mov

Here is a glimpse of our tethered test sequence. With the tied down (or tied up) tests completed, this is the next step in qualifying our Xaero rocket vehicle for flight. In addition to testing the various aspects of the hardware and shaking out bugs in the software, we are also refining our crew operations. Today (05.12.11) we completed 3 tethered flights. Yesterday, we ran 5 tethered flights. It shouldn't be long before the chains come off and the free flights begin. Stay tuned for more updates. Media: contact Masten Space Systems for higher resolution video.

 Rocketry Club: Tripoli Wisconsin

Author mastenspace
Duration 27 seconds
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