Launch of Worlds Largest Rocket Delta IV Heavy with NROL-37

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  • EcCo City
    EcCo City 1 day ago

    something i would make in ksp

  • James Brown
    James Brown 4 days ago

    Not the biggest by far.. Saturn VZ was and still is the largest machine ever made.

  • dopefish250
    dopefish250 13 days ago

    so nice to see a launch without solid rockets

  • johapet
    johapet 16 days ago

    Modern technology, ridiculously anachronistic units: somebody should explain to these guys what ISO units are: not miles, pounds or feet.

  • Rat 1
    Rat 1 16 days ago

    If you could get that full rocket (don't lose any stages) to do with the ISS and then fully refuel it how long would it take to get to Mars?

  • Larry Peters
    Larry Peters 16 days ago

    when he says llllllllllllllllllllllift off lol

  • Geoffrey Lee
    Geoffrey Lee 19 days ago

    Because the US chose the path of ignorance under Ron R.

  • anvesh mithra
    anvesh mithra 27 days ago

    Is this rocket different from traditional rockets?
    It is ommitting very less smoke..

  • buffalopatriot
    buffalopatriot 1 month ago

    nro. more efficient spying. great

  • HadzirLP
    HadzirLP 1 month ago

    Orange tanks and 3 mainsail engines.

  • ProtocolsMaster
    ProtocolsMaster 1 month ago

    why don't they just use a GoPro or any cheap camera instead of a bunch of mathematical jargon and CGI I don't get it

    • Gerson Pontes
      Gerson Pontes 25 days ago

      ProtocolsMaster Because this is a spy satellite for the ULA.


  • Ben Zapolski
    Ben Zapolski 1 month ago

    There can still be... saturn fiveeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

  • Sum DumGuy
    Sum DumGuy 1 month ago

    Who is the ULA and why is everyone so hell-bent on getting to mars or wherever so recently ?

  • Marvin Kitfox
    Marvin Kitfox 1 month ago

    This is a very strong, dependable, beautiful rocket.
    If only it wasn't so ridiculously expensive! (about $400M per launch)

    • Marvin Kitfox
      Marvin Kitfox 1 month ago

      Aye, Falcon9 Heavy.
      Which has such a good dependability record, that it has ZERO failed missions to date.
      .
      .
      (we shall ignore the fact that it also has zero missions at all, eh?)


    • Cameron Harper
      Cameron Harper 1 month ago

      Marvin Kitfox SpaceX Falcon Heavy


  • Jon Lee
    Jon Lee 2 months ago

    Amazing!

  • Rhonda Dyane
    Rhonda Dyane 2 months ago

    The commentary is ruined by the use of nautical miles and feet per second instead of normal metric measurements ... the rest of the planet has no idea what these figures are ... please use metric for international commentary!!

  • fivemissiles
    fivemissiles 2 months ago

    is that a fucking spy satellite

  • Bill Kong
    Bill Kong 2 months ago

    Oooh pretty shock diamonds

  • harf12345
    harf12345 2 months ago

    so pitted

  • Thelonious Breskin
    Thelonious Breskin 2 months ago

    I just want to know how big the lens was from the camera they were using

  • raidmax21
    raidmax21 2 months ago

    Legit question:

    What is the Payload? It must be huge to need a D4.

  • rudy rauda
    rudy rauda 2 months ago

    seems like a plane would be a smarter way up

  • rudy rauda
    rudy rauda 2 months ago

    waste of tax dollars

  • Nicholas Zounis
    Nicholas Zounis 2 months ago

    The Aliens must be laughing at us.

  • Nathan Bowman
    Nathan Bowman 2 months ago

    Saturn V was bigger, this burns 3,000 pounds of fuel per second while the Saturn V burned 20 tons per second

  • mitch832
    mitch832 2 months ago

    2:05 "Delta IV, go at chemtrail sequence"

  • Patrick Wang
    Patrick Wang 2 months ago

    Sure use retard units; feet/s? nautical miles when flying? Please stop.

  • CptMikeTango
    CptMikeTango 2 months ago

    Why does the core not go into full thrust mode

    • CptMikeTango
      CptMikeTango 2 months ago

      +Mark Webcraft Apart from the rocket ripping apart thing, what if they burn out at the same time, is it a big deal? They could just jettison the upper stage and let the 3 cores attached


    • Mark Webcraft
      Mark Webcraft 2 months ago

      it will once the side booster drop off. If all engines ran at 100% to low in the atmosphere it could rip the rocket apart so they throttle the engines down. Also, the core must run longer than the boosters, so its ran at lower thrust


  • Charles Randolph
    Charles Randolph 2 months ago

    Gravity? who gives a crap about gravity!

    • rocknexus
      rocknexus 21 day ago

      Charles Randolph
      gravity is the only reason why satellites are still orbiting earth


    • Data's OW
      Data's OW 1 month ago

      thats why they have powerfull engines


  • chris
    chris 2 months ago

    "Worlds Largest rocket" ummm did the Saturn V not exist?????

    • Fabian Elias
      Fabian Elias 2 months ago

      chris This is the largest rocket today IN USE.


  • Westleyplayz123
    Westleyplayz123 2 months ago

    My Dad built the Satelite on the top of the rocket.

    • rocknexus
      rocknexus 21 day ago

      Westleyplayz123
      aha alright sure there bud. my uncle actually built the mainsail engines on the boosters.


  • Apple Bag
    Apple Bag 2 months ago

    why does the rocket turn sideways during flight as if it is changing corse

    • varun aggarwal
      varun aggarwal 22 hours ago

      Actually the rocket is only providing velocity to the payload to escape it from earth's gravity the more the weight of payload the more thrust is needed to provide that velocity.All gto satellites are headed east towards equator with velocity equals 9.88km/s...


    • Data's OW
      Data's OW 1 month ago

      if you launch something straight up - it will eventually fall. They give rocket horizontal speed so it curves the Earth faster than it falls and can stay in orbit


  • Karl Porath
    Karl Porath 2 months ago

    Cute, next to 60s technology.

  • Alon Nir
    Alon Nir 2 months ago

    When will they move to Metric? ..... :\

    • Gamingwithsean
      Gamingwithsean 2 months ago

      the scientists at nasa use metric. but the tards on tv use imperial


    • Alon Nir
      Alon Nir 2 months ago

      lol


    • Dominick Smith
      Dominick Smith 2 months ago

      Alon Nir, never. We will never move to metric ever. It's how we remind the rest of the world that we are fucking Muricans and we do things our way not your way. So the answer is NEVER!


  • wonderful
    wonderful 2 months ago

    how good will be peace on earth, soon we home base at galaxy away...

  • Mariana Teixeira
    Mariana Teixeira 2 months ago

    Amaizing

  • Mac Anix
    Mac Anix 2 months ago

    all that money spent and you can't bolt a couple of go-pro's to the body so we can see further than a telescope...?

  • Jordan Bergstrom
    Jordan Bergstrom 2 months ago

    Currently the "world's largest rocket". All-time record still goes to the legendary Saturn V.

  • Mruvym
    Mruvym 3 months ago

    4 minutes Mach 15!?!?!???

  • Septyan Putra
    Septyan Putra 3 months ago

    cgi

  • RIchard Davidson
    RIchard Davidson 3 months ago

    Beautiful.

  • Fegelein and Friends!
    Fegelein and Friends! 3 months ago

    SpaceEX fans also don't seem to realize that their equipment has failed more than any other private space company.

  • Richard Brandu
    Richard Brandu 3 months ago

    5.00 fuck carton

  • Kenneth Liu
    Kenneth Liu 3 months ago

    Is it reusable?

  • Johan Iswara
    Johan Iswara 3 months ago

    maybe that's how we should send ISIS out of the solar system to terrorize every place but earth.

  • ZOE SMITH
    ZOE SMITH 3 months ago

    Did the up-loader just count down his own video....

  • Kenneth Ou
    Kenneth Ou 3 months ago

    I don't think Delta IV Heavy is the largest rocket ever made

  • Exteriores Spatium
    Exteriores Spatium 3 months ago

    Largest rocket? world's largest rocket? That's the Saturn V. Not the delta

    • Exteriores Spatium
      Exteriores Spatium 3 months ago

      The SLS is t3chnically


    • manw3bttcks
      manw3bttcks 3 months ago

      The summary says "worlds currently largest rocket active", the Saturn V isn't active


  • Alejandro Sintes Ruiz de la Escalera

    This video could be better with superman music at the background

  • Tom Bombadil
    Tom Bombadil 3 months ago

    Land it.

  • MrBubbleJet
    MrBubbleJet 3 months ago

    Hereby I proudly present another Kerbal Space Program Youtube comment:

    ADD MORE BOOSTERS Noobs!!

  • stanley61860
    stanley61860 3 months ago

    mass= weight/acceleration.  Extremely heavy load.  Amazing that gimballing still works with so much thrust and mass!

  • Harry J
    Harry J 3 months ago

    would be awesome an onboard camera.

  • Jimmy B
    Jimmy B 3 months ago

    Great footage

  • Thizz Fox
    Thizz Fox 3 months ago

    definitely not as much testosterone as the old rocket launch countdowns used to have

  • theregnarute
    theregnarute 3 months ago

    Isn't this as dumb as having a three engined plane?

    • Kris de Valle
      Kris de Valle 3 months ago

      Do you mean like the DC-10 and MD-11, 727, and some of the smaller bizjets?


  • biscuitninja
    biscuitninja 3 months ago

    Its s Big Boy!

  • Robert Zeurunkl
    Robert Zeurunkl 3 months ago

    1:35 there appears to be a little plume of flame above the nozzle on the far right side engine.

    • Robert Zeurunkl
      Robert Zeurunkl 3 months ago

      Great launch... Thanks


    • Robert Zeurunkl
      Robert Zeurunkl 3 months ago

      3:30 Burning 4000lbs of propellant per second. That's not "thrust", that a continuous, directed explosion! ;-)


    • Robert Zeurunkl
      Robert Zeurunkl 3 months ago

      3:00 3800 feet per second. Faster than high power rifle bullet. But the entire hulking mass of the thing is moving that fast!!!


  • Narata
    Narata 3 months ago

    Sorry religious people, but science will continue.

  • mary monty
    mary monty 3 months ago

    what goes up must come down hahhahaa. search eric dubay. time to wake up sheeple

    • Data's OW
      Data's OW 1 month ago

      unless it goes horizontal hast enought to curve the Earth faster than it falls, this way it can stay in orbit


  • Ieuan Symmonds
    Ieuan Symmonds 3 months ago

    space x just made history mate

  • dank woofer
    dank woofer 3 months ago

    And people wonder why global warming is a thing

  • Thunder Runner
    Thunder Runner 4 months ago

    Last time I checked, the Saturn V is the largest rocket in the world

    • Thunder Runner
      Thunder Runner 1 month ago

      David Knisely ok, I was just making sure because of the title of the video


    • David Knisely
      David Knisely 3 months ago

      The largest rocket in the world *that is currently operational* is the Delta IV Heavy. The Saturn V has not flown in over 40 years.


  • Coaster Cod
    Coaster Cod 4 months ago

    Cool

  • Medicine Medicine
    Medicine Medicine 4 months ago

    Escape velocity

  • xc5647321 xc5647321
    xc5647321 xc5647321 4 months ago

    likes this!!!

  • La Leaf
    La Leaf 4 months ago

    A-freekin-mazing.

  • john halamka
    john halamka 4 months ago

    1 + R^2 I=m X R^2 mass = weight / acceleration on earth 32.2 pounds has mass of 1 slug . F=ma 32.2 pounds = 1 slug x 32.2 feet/second/second. sea level acceleration = 32.2 feet/second/second. speed = feet/second. acceleration is how much the speed changes per second. also for larger r changes , g= g(R/r)^2

  • john halamka
    john halamka 4 months ago

    I , I , I not the middle I as is demonstrated by this launch. Or was it the camera?

  • Mis Love
    Mis Love 4 months ago

    SpaceX is becoming overrated like an iPhone :P

  • Derpster
    Derpster 4 months ago

    Status check: Go Kerbal.

  • Richard Heslker
    Richard Heslker 4 months ago

    Should have never gotten rid of the Saturn V. Just improved on it over the years.

    • David Knisely
      David Knisely 3 months ago

      Each Saturn V cost more to build and launch than the Space Shuttle launches cost. For most things, we don't need that massive of a lifting capacity, which is why things like the Delta IV, Atlas V, Ariane 5, and SpaceX Falcon 9 make more sense, at least commercially.


  • Jak dat Boi
    Jak dat Boi 4 months ago

    people coming here to watch giant rockets getting launched because they are obsesed with things about space

    • Lensflare Deviant
      Lensflare Deviant 4 months ago

      OMG.. people watch video's about the things they're interested in?! Those crazy fools!


  • MilesDei
    MilesDei 4 months ago

    For what country is the ULA?

    • BadWolf HS
      BadWolf HS 4 months ago

      ULA is a joint venture between Lockheed Martin and Boeing, both American companies.


  • Gauranga Dutta
    Gauranga Dutta 4 months ago

    Does a chemical engineer play a role in this project?

  • marc80s
    marc80s 4 months ago

    Those are some nice looking engines.

  • emac john
    emac john 4 months ago

    why it is flipping middle finger?

  • Alpha Adhito
    Alpha Adhito 4 months ago

    Hard to believe that the satellite is sitting 36000 km above me now haha. I mean really, according skywatcher it's above Australia :'D

  • Shill Stoppers
    Shill Stoppers 4 months ago

    2:20 in......that rocket is headed back down to earth buddy!

  • Fahmi tnt
    Fahmi tnt 4 months ago

    ماهادا الهراء

  • Lizard64
    Lizard64 4 months ago

    The amount of bullshit in this video is revolting...and the animation of the rocket at the end can maybe convince a three year old child but only if you tell him that is real...

    • Lizard64
      Lizard64 4 months ago

      David Adenuga Then show me a picture or a video of the ISS taken from earth...


    • David Adenuga
      David Adenuga 4 months ago

      Roberto Lusardi meanwhile you can SEE the ISS from earth, and predict where it will be, nice try bud


    • Lizard64
      Lizard64 4 months ago

      David Adenuga Idiots are who believe in the space missions and the ISS...wake up stupid human beings...


    • David Adenuga
      David Adenuga 4 months ago

      Roberto Lusardi you are an idiot


  • E K
    E K 4 months ago

    Starting at 4:47, the booser separation etc...that doesn't look real, I don't believe it is..anyone think the same?

  • Jeff Beck
    Jeff Beck 4 months ago

    space is fake. Watch Russianvids channel, or O.D.D. Reality channel.

    • BadWolf HS
      BadWolf HS 4 months ago

      Why advertise for those garbage channels? They wouldn't know an intelligent argument if it hit them in the face.


  • Alvin Canzon
    Alvin Canzon 4 months ago

    nice editing - stupid flat earther

  • f0rkyspo0n
    f0rkyspo0n 4 months ago

    is this falt earth dome shit some kinda of inside joke?

  • JD K
    JD K 4 months ago

    fly me to mars

  • bigdog1
    bigdog1 4 months ago

    animation after the rocket reaches the dome. you can't escape the flat earth, but they keep lying and trying

    • f0rkyspo0n
      f0rkyspo0n 4 months ago

      lmao, the rocket was leaving the view of the camera, so they switched to a live simulation of what was happening on the rocket.


  • NewtonInDaHouseYo
    NewtonInDaHouseYo 5 months ago

    Must be one hell of a spy satellite... jokes aside: What is the explenation for the "crackling noise"? Why isn't it a more even white noise?

  • Gerald Ander Lee
    Gerald Ander Lee 5 months ago

    vtech kicked in.

  • Louie Lauria
    Louie Lauria 5 months ago

    Lol that's called dick fear, "what?! their dicks are bigger than ours?!!" "Bomb them!!!!!" lmao and of course the bombs and bullets are all shaped like dicks lol.

  • hemantanna
    hemantanna 5 months ago

    looks like a middle finger.. lol

  • Джейсон Хичкок

    Oh look, 105 idiots who dislike this video and think the earth is flat with no satellites... 😂😂😂😂. Lol. It makes me wonder how many times I have said... I'll take a quarter pounder with cheese and a large fry to the face of these idiots with out even knowing that they were flat earth idiots working at McDonald's!!! 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂🚀🚀🚀🚀🚀🚀🚀.

  • Jeffrey Nelson
    Jeffrey Nelson 5 months ago

    Is it a solid fuel rocket?

    • Jeffrey Nelson
      Jeffrey Nelson 4 months ago

      I watched the first moon landings with great interest, and hope that we will return before it becomes a province of China.


    • BadWolf HS
      BadWolf HS 4 months ago

      Not very likely, NASA plans to use the SLS rocket for the Orion spacecraft, and it's quite likely that SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket will take people to the Moon within the next year or two which is even sooner than SLS. The Delta rockets are also not certified to carry human passengers, though if they did rate it for human passengers it certainly has enough lift to get a capsule near the Moon.


    • Jeffrey Nelson
      Jeffrey Nelson 4 months ago

      Thanks for the response, maybe it will take us back to the moon?


    • BadWolf HS
      BadWolf HS 4 months ago

      Hydrogen/Oxygen fueled, you can tell by the color of the exhaust and the lack of smoke trails.


  • ψ M-Theory SSymmetry
    ψ M-Theory SSymmetry 5 months ago

    i know its rocket science but igniting a substance to achieve propulsion seems a bit primitive and outdated at this point. Oh wait, that makes sense, every time man invents something it seriously impedes many great & much more viable solutions that could follow. What because someone will lose their job? because some butt fucking rich company wont have more money they dont know what to do with? give me a break. I dont give a fuck. we should be on mars already. This shit is fucking primitive, a fucking flame coming out of a metal can. Like wtf, thats caveman shit.

    • Data's OW
      Data's OW 1 month ago

      what do you suggest to use? Ion powered launch stages? Ion engines cant even lift their own weight on the ground


  • Barry Sabahat
    Barry Sabahat 5 months ago

    Is it bad that the only thing I could think of was a giant middle finger?

  • gh nm
    gh nm 5 months ago

    an straight in to the ocean

    • BadWolf HS
      BadWolf HS 4 months ago

      Would you prefer it land straight on a city instead? The ocean is the safest place for the spent stages to fall.


  • SteefHartman
    SteefHartman 5 months ago

    we need go-pro's on the side detach boosters

  • theswagler
    theswagler 5 months ago

    What did they do, put a neutron bomb into orbit.

  • Guitarfollower22
    Guitarfollower22 5 months ago

    2:24 Is that, what appears to be smoke from the exhaust, actually the engine exhaust force pushing clouds behind it?

    • f0rkyspo0n
      f0rkyspo0n 4 months ago

      no, its like the same stuff that jets spit out when its at altitude, look it up.


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