Reply to post: Re: Why is wind a problem

Pub time for NASA bods? Orion spacecraft test launch called off

Captain DaFt

Re: Why is wind a problem

Here's a simple little experiment that'll give you an idea of why wind's a problem to rocket launches.

Get a broom, and balance it on your finger vertically, brush end up. This is similar to how a rocket balances on its thrust.

Now try this outside on a breezy day... much harder!

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