Triple Jack

Same launch pads, later in the day.


The ~8 ft. tall pads are completely engulfed with smoke.


Three Aerotech Black Jack motors ignited in parallel.

  • Vanita 9y

    You would not believe the self-control it takes to not favorite all of these. '-}
  • Serena 9y

    Beautiful colours...looks noisy ;)
  • Ben 9y

    I'm having similar trouble not commenting on all these! Keep em coming at this rate, Steve! Great stuff, glad to have time to savor each one.
  • Steve Jurvetson PRO 9y

    Thanks... Ben & Vanita: restrain not thyself.... Hey, Vanita, you could take a little drive across TX and join us in October for the XPrize Cup...

    Zen: noisy in the good sense... a throaty roar of white noise
    (oh, or did you mean visual noise... like I need to lower the ISO? =)
  • Serena 9y

    no ISOmetrics good noise ;))
  • Jaanus Silla 9y

    big enough to make space for some test rabbits, and catapult them out at the point of maximum hight, should dress them wormly though :)
  • Ben Fischler PRO 9y

    oh, that is just bad ASS....
  • Ben 9y

    I've seen a video of these in action, they're surreal to see in real time, I imagine even more so seeing it live.
  • zachwass2000 9y

    Wow! What is this?
  • Jill and Jay 9y

    Wonderful motion capture, I love it.
  • javier.izquierdo 9y

    Awesome. And where is the shot from the "camera and tripod in the foregroud for scale" note? That would be a pretty amazing POV.
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Taken on September 24, 2006
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