Rocket fuel experiment by NASA engineer blows up

A retired NASA engineer looking to develop an inexpensive way for people to travel to space might have to go back to the drawing board after one of his experiments exploded Saturday. Full Story
JJJ

Berkeley, CA

#1 Sep 7, 2008
this article is nothing without pictures :)

“Boing, boing, boing, boing,”

Since: Aug 08

..boing, boing, boing, boing,.

#2 Sep 7, 2008
JJJ wrote:
this article is nothing without pictures :)
I want to hear the audio.
truthist

Houston, TX

#3 Sep 9, 2008
Want more:
http://www.kauz.com/news/27990504.html

Still, allegedly, not reported locally but this one was definitely:
http://www.khou.com/topstories/stories/khou08...

“Cleaning openspace since 1976!”

Since: Aug 08

New France - since 1600s!!

#4 Sep 9, 2008
I can only imagine the look in his eyes, and the audio that must have unfolded

Jim Akkerman: "3...2...1...we have li.."

*KABOOM!*

Jim Akkerman: "Hrm... Uhh... Shit?"
truthist

Houston, TX

#6 Sep 9, 2008
This location is possibly less than 30 miles away from NASA-JSC. I wonder what kind of permits he did not have. Obviously, he is not an explosive expert.

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