Upload

Loading...

Launch of 5 Rockets in 5 Minutes (ATREX)

2,564

Loading...

Loading...

Transcript

The interactive transcript could not be loaded.

Loading...

Loading...

Rating is available when the video has been rented.
This feature is not available right now. Please try again later.
Published on Mar 27, 2012

Finally after days of delays NASA launched 5 rockets in 5 minutes as part of the ATREX mission to investigation upper level winds.

The first rocket launched at 08:58 UTC and the other 4 rockets 80 seconds after each other.

The rockets released a white cloudy chemical that allowed camera sites at 3 locations on the East coast to track and see changes in the winds as the streams move.

The Anomalous Transport Rocket Experiment (ATREX) is a Heliophysics sounding rocket mission that will gather information needed to better understand the process responsible for the high-altitude jet stream located 60 to 65 miles above the surface of the Earth.

Loading...

Advertisement
When autoplay is enabled, a suggested video will automatically play next.

Up Next


to add this to Watch Later

Add to

Loading playlists...