View Full Version : Armadillo Aerospace Successfully Lauches a Sounding Rocket from Spaceport America

2011-Dec-06, 09:40 PM
Over the weekend Armadillo Aerospace successfully launched an advanced sounding rocket from Spaceport America in New Mexico. The launch took place on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. (MST), and the STIG A rocket reached its expected sub-orbital altitude of 41.91 km (137,500 feet). Below is an image of Earth taken by a camera [...]

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2011-Dec-07, 12:33 AM
Unfortunately, shortly after launch, the sounding rocket was run over by an alien from the planet ShumėTėMėdha.

Seriously, cool.