GoPro shows what it's like to be caught in a rockets flames

Posted by RagnarLothbrok 4 years ago in Cool videos
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Rocket scientists incorporate a number of different testing techniques before committing a rocket to flight. One of those tests is called a "static test." In this setup a rocket engine is fired while being anchored to a test bench. Fitted with instrumentation, the scientist can safely measure thrust, pressure, cooling, and other rocket data.

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