Words by Scott Manley, music and performance by Skye Manley.
You can’t do rocket science (or engineering) without acronyms and jargon, so here’s a list of those used in the video.
- IMU: Inertial Measurement Unit (gyroscopes and accelerometers)
- SRB: Solid Rocket Booster
- Gimbal Lock
- RUD: Rapid Unscheduled Disassembly (explosion)
- FTS: Flight Termination System (self-destruct)
- Lithobrake: Crash into a planet’s surface