Wednesday, July 03, 2013

Re-animated rocketry!

Copenhagen Suborbital successfully launched their Sapphire rocket on June 23. Via Space-for-All, via Wired (and, of course, via Copenhagen Suborbitals themselves) comes this model-based visualization of the flight based on actual telemetry. I normally like data like altitude, velocity and acceleration. However, what's coolest about this visualization is you see the rocket's attitude, along with the positions of the control vanes that guide it.