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Getting ready for the Space Investment Summit... an interesting confluence of interests.

This was my night rocket, lit up with with 24 multicolor LED strobes, and powered with an Animal Motor Works Skidmark motor.

!MimosaMicheMichelle!, and 19 other people added this photo to their favorites.

  1. !MimosaMicheMichelle! 79 months ago | reply

    What a beauty!!!

    Quelle beauté!!!

    High excitement!!

  2. Erik Charlton 79 months ago | reply

    Wonderful! What a great flight!!!

  3. kirainet 79 months ago | reply

    beautiful. It looks like totally unreal.

  4. Eddi van W. 79 months ago | reply

    Hallo, ich bin der Administrator der Gruppe Creative Commons- Free Pictures, und wir würden uns freuen, wenn Du dies zu unserer Gruppe hinzufügen würdest.

    wow i´m impressed!!

  5. brewbooks 79 months ago | reply

    Nice night shot - great view of trajectory.

  6. Rocker Dude [deleted] 79 months ago | reply

    I love the stars in this. Very creative.

  7. (Gary) [deleted] 79 months ago | reply

    Cool Shot!

    Seen in: I Saw The Light!

  8. Gone-Walkabout 79 months ago | reply

    wow 100sec shot, what's the brightness in the forefront?

  9. jurvetson 79 months ago | reply

    Very good question.... The sun had set off to the left a few hours earlier, and it was pitch black during this shot...

    Assuming thermal emissions can't be detected by the sensor, I would have to guess it's light bouncing off the atmosphere back to the playa, and scattering in the distant haze

  10. Victor1 79 months ago | reply

    The moon is enough to make night look like daylight with a long enough exposure - even the colors come out about right due to its whiteness and reflectivity. Also, the launch would 'light' the area to a degree too (see the bright spot on the ground right under the plume). Cool!

  11. jurvetson 79 months ago | reply

    Duh! I forgot about the moon! =) I thought this was from the September launch where there was no moon out, but alas this was from July, and it was a full moon. thanks!

  12. jurvetson 78 months ago | reply

    The current WIRED issue 16.11 has a cool story on this event... and I think the leading photo was of this rocket of mine...

    (different angle, very long exposure on medium format film, by J.B. Fitts)

  13. binaryCoco 78 months ago | reply

    Wonderful experiment and documentation!

  14. Blue_Quill 77 months ago | reply

    Your photo is awesome and unique!!
    You are invited to add this image to:

    Thats Creativity !!

    Please tag your photo ThatsCreativity!!

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