Filming rockets at apogee

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Filming rockets at apogee

Postby air.command » Wed Nov 08, 2017 9:22 pm

Over the last couple of launches at Whalan Reserve we've had a go at trying to film a rocket from a drone as it flies up to apogee and deploy's its parachute. Here is the result from the five attempts:

Crop Circles: ... just a bunch of guys looking for their rockets ....

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Re: Filming rockets at apogee

Postby Kryten » Sat Nov 11, 2017 11:51 am

8)
Awesome work - as usual!
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Re: Filming rockets at apogee

Postby SpaceManMat » Sat Nov 11, 2017 12:39 pm

Nice work George
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Re: Filming rockets at apogee

Postby air.command » Sun Nov 12, 2017 5:40 am

Thanks guys. I am still trying to get John to fly his drone a little closer to the rockets, but he is resisting for some reason. :D
Crop Circles: ... just a bunch of guys looking for their rockets ....

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Re: Filming rockets at apogee

Postby CATO » Sun Nov 12, 2017 5:54 am

Nice George....
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