NASA’s New Super Camera Can Catch Rocket Booster Tests On Video [VIDEO]

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: