Joe Barnard, novice rocketeer and founding father of Barnard Propulsion Methods (BPS), makes a speciality of making flight {hardware} for others within the interest, and is at the moment engaged on mastering propulsive landings for mannequin rockets. This is identical precept that permits SpaceX to land the primary stage of its Falcon 9 rockets after boosting a payload to orbit. Thrust vectoring permits for management over the path of a rocket’s engines throughout flight to vary its trajectory and stabilize the automobile, and Barnard is a pioneer in DIY thrust vectoring. Learn extra for 2 extra movies (launch and touchdown).