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Little to close to a rocket launch

Postby www2 » Wed Dec 05, 2018 5:45 pm

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Re: Little to close to a rocket launch

Postby wkitty42 » Wed Dec 05, 2018 6:54 pm

yup, looked to be deep inside the danger zone there...
"You get more air close to the ground," said Angalo. "I read that in a book. You get lots of air low down, and not much when you go up."
"Why not?" said Gurder.
"Dunno. It's frightened of heights, I guess."
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Re: Little to close to a rocket launch

Postby Vuenno » Mon Dec 10, 2018 11:21 am

How did they get that close to the launch site? Isn't it scary that they managed to do that, apart from everything else?
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Re: Little to close to a rocket launch

Postby legoboyvdlp » Mon Dec 10, 2018 3:16 pm

Probably a remote camera. As I understand there were many cameras around launchsites for monitoring of the launch. For instance, such a camera was used to catch footage of the flames shooting from the SRBS on the challenger disaster.

Note, I haven't yet watched the video so maybe I'm talking through my hat :)
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Re: Little to close to a rocket launch

Postby enrogue » Mon Dec 10, 2018 4:11 pm

Looks like a handheld (it's moving) - probably a phone

I sincerely hope they had good earplugs in otherwise they'd have hearing damage at that distance.

If there had been a pad/low altitude explosion they'd have been in deep trouble
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