By: Liberty Laura
It’s very difficult to capture a solid rocket booster test on video.
It requires a camera that can film slow motion and handle the dynamic range between the booster and the booster plume.
But NASA’s done it again!
The prototype super-cam is called the High Dynamic Range Stereo X (HiDyRS-X) camera, and “[it] records high-speed, high dynamic range footage in multiple exposures simultaneously for use in analyzing rocket engine tests.”
Check it out: