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1/10th Scale Saturn V Launch
« on: April 29, 2009, 10:00:39 AM »
Who says you can't have your own rocket.  This is cool on so many levels.

Article on rocket:  http://www.popularmechanics.com/home_journal/workshop/4315103.html?page=1

video of launch and successful recovery:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bj4lj6YSwzg
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Re: 1/10th Scale Saturn V Launch
« Reply #1 on: April 29, 2009, 10:32:32 AM »
Saw a clip of that on Keith Olberman's Countdown last night. That is very cool. The chutes opening up was pretty impressive.
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Re: 1/10th Scale Saturn V Launch
« Reply #2 on: April 29, 2009, 10:43:32 AM »
I saw that also. Bloody impressive.

Even at 1/10 scale, that's got to be one heck of a massive rocket! Hopefully it's reusable. It would be great for airshows.
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Re: 1/10th Scale Saturn V Launch
« Reply #3 on: April 29, 2009, 10:51:27 AM »
From the article, it was recovered in perfect conditions, but from the sounds of it, its getting only the one launch.  NASA has asked to put in on display.
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