ULA Interns Launch Worlds Largest Sport Rocket

Video Caption: Five summers in the making, the Future Heavy rocket successfully launched from Fort Carson Army Post on July 24, 2016. At just over 50 feet tall, it is the largest sport rocket ever launched. It carried 19 payloads built by student teams ranging from kindergarten through college. Over 300 students had a hand in creating the rocket and its payloads. The event was sponsored by ULA, Ball Aerospace and the Space Foundation.

The Specs:
50 ft tall
1245lb weight
6600lbf thrust at liftoff
8745ft altitude

[Update: Video link has been fixed, not sure why the original was taken down]


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