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YouTuber launches a Christmas Tree strapped with a rocket 300ft in Air

YouTuber launches a Christmas Tree strapped with a rocket 300ft in Air. Watch Video.

So recently while binging YouTube I came across a video titled "We Shoved A Rocket Motor Into A Christmas Tree" by my favorite youtube channel "BPS.Space" where they mount an actual Christmas tree with a rocket motor. The Christmas rocket was 7 feet tall and 40 pounds (18 kgs). The video was in collaboration with Xyla Foxlin & Joe Barnard and was sponsored by SimpliSafe. Watch the video


BPS.space is a Youtube channel and a rocket component company that develops model rocketry components, aimed at closely matching the pace of advancement in the space-launch industry. It is run by Joe Barnard studied Audio Engineering at the Berklee College of Music, and after he saw the ambition of SpaceX, he wanted to work in aerospace, but knew it would be a challenge getting a job with no experience.


So he started BPS in 2015 to achieve VTVL of what was supposed to be a scale Falcon 9 rocket, figuring that a display of similar ambition and achievement against decent odds would impress SpaceX and might get him a job. Since beginning the project, the focus of BPS has shifted. VTVL is still a primary goal, but the aim now is to use it to continue development in the advanced rocketry community.


Xyla Foxlin graduated in 2019 from Case Western Reserve University with a B.S.E in General Engineering and a concentration in Mechatronics and Creative Technology, as well as a minor in Studio Art. She began YouTubing in college with the channel Beauty and the Bolt, as a way to provide public maker spaces access to free tutorial videos. Visit her Youtube Channel.


Support them - BPS.space / Xyla Foxlin

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