This Is What It’s Like to Ride a Rocket Into Outerspace

By on May 6, 2016 in Awesome, Culture with 0 Comments

I’m sorry but this is just fucking badass. The stock of GoPro might be falling but this little camera has don ethings now camera has done before for such low expenditure and ease of use. Talk about ROI. The NASA guys back in the day only wish they had GoPros.

Via GoPro

On November 6th, 2015 UP Aerospace Inc. launched the 20-foot (6 meter) tall SL-10 rocket into near-space. The mission: deploy the Maraia Capsule testing the aerodynamics and stability of the payload on re-entry to the atmosphere. The rocket reached an altitude of 396,000ft (120,700 meters) and speeds up to Mach 5.5 (3800mph or 6115km/h) at engine burnout.

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