Awesome Video: A Rocket Launch and a Very Close Call

This rocket launch from the Friends of Amateur Rocketry (FAR) test site near Mojave, Calif., nearly wiped out the remote controlled helicopter sent aloft to film its takeoff. The rocket was launched by Paul Breed of Unreasonable Rocket on December 10. Video used by permission of Paul Breed.

Ironically, the helicopter was severely damaged later in the day in an unrelated crash.