SpaceX’s SN10 “Belly Flop” Composite

Earlier this week SpaceX’s SN10 rocket took off, ascended to ±10km, and then after a free fall in the horizontal position turned vertical again to successfully land (only to explode a few minutes later).

While you can rewatch the whole thing online I’m more fascinated by this composite photo by Jack Beyer, visualizing the trajectory:

Cool! 🚀

Rocket Launch 360: DeltaIV NROL-45

After having seen SpaceX successfully land their Falcon 9 rocket on a sea barge earlier this week, now comes this amazing video:

360 cameras captured one of the most powerful activities in spaceflight … launch. No human being has ever experienced a rocket launch from this close