How NASA, SpaceX, ULA, and Others Protect Their Rockets from Lightning

Get Surfshark VPN at https://Surfshark.deals/NASASPACEFLIGHT and enter promo code NASASPACEFLIGHT for 83% off and 3 extra months for FREE! What are those four towers? This video is a deep dive on launch site lightning protection systems. Video and Pictures from Stephen (@spacecoast_stve), Thomas (@TGMetsFan98), and Chris G (@ChrisG_NSF). Written and Narrated by Chris G. Edited by Brady (@TheFavoritist). All content copyright to NSF. Not to be used elsewhere without explicit permission from NSF. Click “Join” for access to early fast turnaround clips, exclusive discord access with the NSF team, etc – to support the channel. Rolling Updates and Discussion: https://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?board=72.0 Articles: https://www.nasaspaceflight.com/?s=Starship NSF Store: https://www.nasaspaceflight.com/shop/ L2 Boca Chica (more clips and photos) from BC’s very early days to today. https://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?topic=47107.0 (Join L2 and support NSF here: https://www.nasaspaceflight.com/l2/)

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How NASA, SpaceX, ULA, and Others Protect Their Rockets from Lightning

Updated: July 31, 2022 — 10:27 pm