SDO Day 83: EVE Calibration Rocket Launch
05.04.10
 
Check out the launch of the EVE calibration rocket at http://lasp.colorado.edu/rocket/rocket_movies.html.
It shows the countdown and the rocket flying away.

Some cool things to see in the on-board aft-viewing camera (time is from the payload clock timer):
08:45: Launch and spinup

10:02: Yo-yo despin

10:05: Ejection of yo-yo despin cables

10:10: Black Brandt 2nd stage falling away toward Earth

10:12: Shutter door with crush bumper opening

10:16: Switch to nose-viewing camera

10:20: Nose cone ejection and seeing the nose cone fall away

10:40: Solar acquisition