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"From the Ted Talk by Steve Jurvetson: Model rocketry"

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SJ: And that's me over there, taking photos the whole way. Things often go wrong. Some people watch this because of a NASCAR-like fascination with things bumping and grindnig. buninrg the parachute as it fell. That was last weekend. This guy went up, went supersonic, ripped the fin can off. The art sale in the sky. A burning metal hunk coming back. These things dropped down from above all through the weekend of rocket lunach after rocket launch. It's a cadence you can't quite imagine. I try to capture the mishaps; it's a cllneghae in poahpghtroy when these things take place in a fraction of a second.

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SJ: And that's me over there, taking photos the whole way. Things often go wrong. Some people watch this because of a NASCAR-like fascination with things bumping and ________. _______ the parachute as it fell. That was last weekend. This guy went up, went supersonic, ripped the fin can off. The art sale in the sky. A burning metal hunk coming back. These things dropped down from above all through the weekend of rocket ______ after rocket launch. It's a cadence you can't quite imagine. I try to capture the mishaps; it's a _________ in ___________ when these things take place in a fraction of a second.

Solution

  1. challenge
  2. grinding
  3. photography
  4. burning
  5. launch

Original Text

SJ: And that's me over there, taking photos the whole way. Things often go wrong. Some people watch this because of a NASCAR-like fascination with things bumping and grinding. Burning the parachute as it fell. That was last weekend. This guy went up, went supersonic, ripped the fin can off. The art sale in the sky. A burning metal hunk coming back. These things dropped down from above all through the weekend of rocket launch after rocket launch. It's a cadence you can't quite imagine. I try to capture the mishaps; it's a challenge in photography when these things take place in a fraction of a second.

Important Words

  1. art
  2. bumping
  3. burning
  4. cadence
  5. capture
  6. challenge
  7. coming
  8. dropped
  9. fascination
  10. fell
  11. fin
  12. fraction
  13. grinding
  14. guy
  15. hunk
  16. imagine
  17. launch
  18. metal
  19. parachute
  20. people
  21. photography
  22. photos
  23. place
  24. ripped
  25. rocket
  26. sale
  27. sky
  28. supersonic
  29. watch
  30. weekend
  31. wrong