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All of the video footage from launch to when the Zx1 not unreasonably passed out is available down at our YouTube channel (see Flight of the Vulture 1 - Parts 1 to 10). Most of it is of purely academic interest, although it's strangely hypnotic if you've had a couple of liveners.

The last episode's worth a closer look, though, encompassing the Vulture 1 drop and subsequent high-altitude white knuckle ride for the main payload box:

Wild stuff, but not nearly wild enough for our skilled video operatives, who were were able to grab these bonus snaps from the madness. Enjoy:

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