Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Rocket Launch leaves the shock waves in sky

This is a nice video...

Watch how the rocket leaves the shockwave ripples in the sky.

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  1. We saw this...hubby is questioning how real it is though...

  2. @ Robyn

    At apod site they say...

    An ongoing discussion about them can be joined
    here in APOD's discussion board
    the Asterisk.

    A leading hypothesis holds that the ripples resulted from a
    sonic boom created as the rocket broke the
    sound barrier,
    which then jumbled a thin layer of
    ice crystals
    that were aligned to create the

  3. Thank you for you note Basanta G.


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