Photos: Rocket school stages another launch

Photos: Rocket school stages another launch

Summary: A small team from the University of Queensland Australia successfully launches its second rocket in five days.

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  • flight plan

    The chart shows the flight plan for HyShot III and HyShot IV. Note the test of the scramjet engine doesn't begin until No. 11 and ends at No. 12 on the chart--a time of about 6 seconds.

  • weather balloon

    This is not a big-budget operation. Master of philosophy student Samantha Coras inflates a weather balloon to test winds before the HyShot III launch.

  • launch

    A successful launch for HyShot III over the weekend. If it's any consolation to Elon Musk, whose SpaceX launch ended in failure on the same day, the first HyShot launch went out of control.

Topic: Government AU

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