Thursday, August 31, 2006

Shuttle Fuel Tank Video

This is a great video in flight from the POV of the fuel tank camera. Note how dynamic the plasma or gas jets are around the shuttle.

Tuesday, August 15, 2006


One of the great high end projects out there is Jamstar. A pretty modest rocket by performance and design, but "mach 2 and 81,000 feet" are some nice numbers. Actually mach 2 is seldom the type of speed you would expect to gain 80,000 feet! One big problem remains however: for some reason they chose to fly at night. Never a great idea, you cant see anything! Here are links for the Florida Tech project.
Video Close
Video Far

Saturday, August 5, 2006

Katyusha Rockets

I have decided to post here again, on a serious matter. The Katyusha rocket is one of the rockets being used against civilians in Israel by Hezbollah terrorists in Lebanon.

Here are some links for more information:
Wikipedia BBs