posted on Sep, 12 2011 @ 07:58 AM
Originally posted by CaptChaos
reply to post by ceetee
Really? Let's see some of those OTHER rockets that made that pattern.
And, I'm prettty sure rocket launches are usually announced BEFORE they launch them.
Why don't you go and look into this question instead of demanding a one-on-one remedial tutorial?
As for point two, since the launch WAS announced in advance [filing a NOTAMS],
you have graphically verified your own arrogant ignorance. Accept help, and move towards
In the LONG discussions on this topic earlier, I had argued that although the launch apparently
was not fully successful, the spiral pattern was NOT the result of that failure. Instead, I suggested,
it was a feature of a solid-fuel engine dumping excess velocity on a less-than-full-range test flight.It
makes its final burn with an off-straight-on cant, to 'waste' velocity it has no other way of
There have been numerous reports -- even photographs and drawings -- of the apparition type,
over the last thirty years. Just a lot fewer videos, probably explained by the fact that 20-30 years
ago, there were a lot fewer videocams in people's pockets.