DLR MAPHEUS-5 Sounding Rocket Flight

Not strictly in the amateur experimental type of news but well worth posting.

This is a video of the DLR MAPHEUS-5 sounding rocket from the Esrange Space Centre in Norway.

The rocket was launched on June 30th 2015 and reached a peak altitude of 256.2km, the rocket featured a Brazilian two stage S30/S31 motor combination, which gave the rocket a max speed of Mach 6.5, enabling 6 minutes of weightlessness.



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