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Fun at FAR — An Engine Goes Boom!

Videos Caption: Static sugar motor test of the Sugar Shot to Space DoubleSShot test motor DSS TM-2-1. This was the same motor tested last month successfully as a two 6″ grain sugar motor. This test lso had a third grain located behind a Delrin mid bulkhead to be fired after the first two grains, propellant was sorbitol and KNO3. For more information, go to And here are a sequence […]

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  • June 18, 2013
Awesome Video: A Rocket Launch and a Very Close Call

This rocket launch from the Friends of Amateur Rocketry (FAR) test site near Mojave, Calif., nearly wiped out the remote controlled helicopter sent aloft to film its takeoff. The rocket was launched by Paul Breed of Unreasonable Rocket on December 10. Video used by permission of Paul Breed. Ironically, the helicopter was severely damaged later in the day in an unrelated crash.

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  • December 10, 2011