A warning about recording pitches without respecting that distance

The risks of watching the launch of a space rocket without respecting the safety distance

Of all the events related to technology, the launch of a space rocket is one of the most spectacular.

Miura 1: the first Spanish space rocket and the contribution of the Armed Forces
This is how the huge mobile gantry of the Ariane 6 space shuttle moves

Just look at the photos published by NASA, SpaceX and other space agencies and companies to realize that those launches are visually amazing. Although we have been in the space race for many years, seeing the mixture of fire, smoke and dust generated by a rocket launch is something that is still difficult to describe in words. It must be said that the agencies Spacers invest a lot of money in purchasing photographic cameras and video cameras to record these launches, but these devices always work remotely.

Launch of NASA's Artemis rocket on November 16, 2022 (Photo: NASA).

En nuestra sociedad, con el auge de los teléfonos inteligentes, existe la tendencia a querer obtener siempre la mejor foto de los hechos fascinantes. Eso hace que algunas personas corran graves riesgos para tomar esas imágenes. Últimamente se están difundiendo fotos y vídeos, en su mayoría de militares chinos, de lanzamientos de cohetes espaciales sin respetar la distancia de seguridad. Esto implica serios riesgos para la salud, como bien explica el canal Control de Misión en este interesante vídeo publicado hace dos semanas (the video is in Spanish, you can activate the automatic English subtitles in the bottom bar of the player):


Photo: NASA.

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