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One person recapitulates late '50s booster guidance development with

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u-86tsFJ7lE

Team Phoenicia/Techshop Nanosat Launcher Challenge Seminar: CubeCab - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=anuOow5G8lU

SpaceX pad abort test

"eight powerful SuperDraco rocket thrusters — together producing 120,000 pounds of thrust"
"reached 100 mph in 1.2 seconds"
"consumed their nearly two-ton load of hydrazine and nitrogen tetroxide propellant in less than six seconds, pushing the Dragon capsule a third of a mile above Cape Canaveral."
"Top speed? 345 mph"
"a peak altitude of nearly 5,000 feet"
"a landing point about 1.4 miles"
"splashed down a minute and 39 seconds after takeoff"
http://spaceflightnow.com/2015/05/06/spacex-crew-capsule-completes-dramatic-abort-test/

In Plain Sight - BackStory with the American History Guys http://backstoryradio.org/shows/infrastructure/
Infrastructure: Lighthouses, AC vs DC (Tesla), pipelines vs railroads, containers

When the boom is over you might want to have a railroad rather than a pipeline.

Amazon.com: Aerotech Initiator Systems Pack ARO89001A: Toys & Games

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0006N6MT4/

SpaceX Pad Abort Test -
What I like about this flight is that one could duplicate it with an AeroTech mid-power rocket.
YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1_FXVjf46T8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ydVEZ9DZ5iE Beach
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gCmVgkQm850 Beach with NASA inset


"The roll rockets were designed for a maximum thrust of 40 pounds and the pitch and yaw rockets for a maximum thrust of 113 lbs, at an altitude of 200,000 feet."

Jarvis, Calvin R.; Lock, Wilton P. (1965). Operational Experience With the X-15 Reaction Control and Reaction Augmentation Systems. NASA. OCLC 703664750. TN D-2864.
http://www.nasa.gov/centers/dryden/pdf/87709main_H-364.pdf
http:// bobholland.com/me/xlr99_files/x15-2.pdf
http://books.google.com/books/about/Operational_Experience_with_the_X_15_Rea.html?id=FgDsX6fnSV0C