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Video: See what happens when you strap a GoPro to a space rocket

GoPro has released footage recorded by one of its Hero 4 action cameras attached to a to a sub-orbital rocket.

In November last year, 20-foot SL-10 tall was fired into near-space, reaching an altitude of 396,000 feed at speeds of up to Mach 5.5 (3800mph).

It’s mission was to deploy the Maraia Capsule “testing the aerodynamics and stability of the payload on re-entry to the atmosphere,” GoPro says.

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Within the 3:21 second video below you can see take-off and ascent from a number of different perspectives.

You’ll also see the re-entry with the capsule falling back down to earth with the assistance of a parachute.

You’ll also want to buy a GoPro… and a rocket right afterwards.

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