Interview with the Rocketcam makers

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Matt Campbell found got a CVS disposable camcorder, took it apart and mounted it inside the nose cone of a model rocket. The very impressive resulting videos show the launch from the rocket’s point of view. Richard Baguley interviewed one of them about how they did it here…Link.

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  1. My good buddy Ross did some rocketcam stuff a couple of years back. He used one of those low-res, no-zoom, digital video cameras that write to compact flash cards. Cost him ~£40/$80 back then. Video quality isn’t a patch on what these guys are doing, but he did hand build all of his rockets out of paper, card and construction straws (with a bit of plastic bag for a parachute!).
    For more info, check out the website that he made.

    rocketcam website

    and a composite video of one of the launches from different angles on my old site here.
    composite video

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