GoPro Strapped to a Rocket

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On November 6th, 2015 UP Aerospace Inc. launched the 20-foot tall SL-10 rocket into near-space. The mission: deploy the Maraia Capsule testing the aerodynamics and stability of the payload on e-entry to the atmosphere. The rocket reached an altitude of 396,000 feet and speeds up to Mach 5.5 (3800mph) at engine burnout.

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One Response to GoPro Strapped to a Rocket

  1. Triple Fake says:

    reminded me of that scene from Koyaanisqatsi, and the awesome Philip Glass soundtrack!
    But it appeared to be spinning violently at take-off. I thought the fins were supposed to prevent that? But, I've never been mistaken for a rocket scientist!

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