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While most Canadian students are preparing to face another school year, some are also preparing for takeoff. Four Canadian students chosen from a pool of applicants from the University of Alberta, the University of Calgary, and the University of Saskatchewan will attend a week-long intensive course offered by the University of Oslo from November 9-13, 2009 in sounding rockets and payload instrument design.
They’ll also launch their “small payloads,” a term which refers to a sounding rocket that isn’t as big as a full satellite, at the Andoya Rocket Range on an island in northern Norway.
Originally posted by Psyagra
I am sorry ... I am not buying into the "exploding rocket" story just yet.
Actually, I am a little surprised, if not disappointed at some posters who, once given an "explanation", simply give up and say things like "solved" ... or "nothing to see here - move along".
Since when do ATS'ers accept the first explanation offered - even if it does sound plausible?!
As I've said before, I don't know what it is but I've got this niggling feeling that this is much bigger than the "exploding rocket" story.
WTF! If I could possibly make a rocket launch look like this, I would be a rich sumbch! I could be decorating the skies for weddings, etc(for very wealthy people of course). I don't know what it is, but I don't buy the 'failed rocket theory'.
Originally posted by zazzafrazz
from this it looks like point of origin is behind the mountain, terrestrial. IS there a research or military facility there?
[edit on 9-12-2009 by zazzafrazz]
So because you sell missiles (read=fireworks) you are the authority on fuel venting from a rocket and making it spiral out of control? I am sure you have seen this type of incident before...I mean whilst you were "testing" your "missiles"
Originally posted by Hack28
For all of us that are lovers of Quantum Physics, i present to you OUR GOD!!!!
I can diss-spell one line of thinking here and that is that this is a missile or a rocket. I work in the ballistics industry, make rockets and missiles, well i dont make them i sell them but that is not caused by any rocket or missile.
To me this looks like a quantum mechanical event, seriously, look at how uniformed the circling patterns are. Whatever it is its disrupting ALL the matter around it.
Originally posted by Silicis n Volvo
...its always some low quality, unclear sighting of objects never seen by more than a douzen people and easy for the government to discredit.
as kwl as these images are...im sure theres a boring explanation to it
Would you like to use Facebook in Norsk (bokmål)?
ICI-2 climbs away from the launcher at Ny-Ålesund, Norway.
Originally posted by warlok
Well, I think it's a rocket. Next picture shows the perspective or the point of origin of the "beam" very clear.