The rocket did launch, but didn’t… exactly… stay up very long. Oh well! (via)
UPDATE: Longer version with background chatter on Gizmodo. (Thanks, Fen!)
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Tagged: rockets · technology · x-wings
// Oct 8, 2007 at 9:33 am
Clearly, Hobbie was at the controls.
// Oct 8, 2007 at 10:15 am
i *told* him to stay away!
// Oct 8, 2007 at 10:39 am
Dang, a little more structural integrity and that would’ve been one beautiful flight!
It looked great for a few seconds, at least.
// Oct 8, 2007 at 10:37 pm
Those first few seconds really were nothing short of inspiring.
There’s a slightly longer video out at Gizmodo and it’s actually fun to listen to the background dialogue…
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