HOW ROCKETS ARE MADE (Rocket Factory Tour - United Launch Alliance) - Smarter Every Day 231
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  • SmarterEveryDay

    Thanks for watching this video. I'm glad you're here. If you feel like this earns your subscription please click here: How this happened: I messaged Tory "If you ever find yourself with an open lunch I'll buy. No cameras, just rocket geek chat." A few months later he changed a flight one day so we could grab lunch, but he also carved out a couple of hours before lunch to give me a personal tour. He's as cool off camera as he is on camera. He allowed me to ask any technical question I had, and I never even got close to the limits of his understanding of rockets. His technical prowess is something I aspire to. We made a video on the second channel where I interview him about more specific things about rockets, as well as how he feels about competitors. 2nd Channel Interview with Tory about rocket engines, competitors, and business philosophy:

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  • Carson Meile
    Carson Meile

    Your videos are awesome

  • Carson Meile
    Carson Meile

    I love rockets and cars

  • whoisharo ?
    whoisharo ?

    Very impressive and commendable that a CEO knows every detail of his factory. Puts the others to shame.

  • Crypto Castle
    Crypto Castle

    Get some balls. And then decide to make a video.

  • Percival Cocks
    Percival Cocks

    Great show and perfectly "welded" together.

  • fab0

    Didnt know scott manley had an uncle looking like him

  • Mr. V
    Mr. V

    So this is what rocket science looks like.

  • Justain Choe
    Justain Choe

    I was trying to figure out who he reminds me of. Trevor from Daily Show! It's the smile.

  • nuno bartolo
    nuno bartolo

    these guys need to start working on reusable rockets it will be a joke to use expendable first stages soon

  • Dave Ashton
    Dave Ashton

    It's just rocket science, it's not exactly brain surgery.

  • J Affel
    J Affel

    All I can say is that I love this video. I've watched it no fewer than 4 times ( a lot for a 1 hour video). Tory Bruno is so cool, and not what you expect of a CEO (ya know, a real human, but also chill). I admit, I dig rocketry, but the video shows so much cool stuff. Great video

  • Jason Waltman
    Jason Waltman

    Very Very cool stuff. Fun watch.

  • Dave Wilkirson
    Dave Wilkirson

    Loved this video. Very nice tour and Tory is brilliant.

  • Half_Finis

    This is such a good video I work in a bio refinery and the process is extremely long and I very much doubt our ceo could do anything like this

  • Thomas Prout
    Thomas Prout

    21:15 Its been a year, time for him to answer some more questions! :D

  • kenopsia

    out of all the states to have rocket scientists i would least expect alabama

  • Tyler Levy
    Tyler Levy

    The true format problematically encourage because chief sequentially place during a same random. lovely, stereotyped sardine

  • Adahson Group
    Adahson Group

    Aren't you afraid of ITAR?

  • Mariusz H
    Mariusz H

    I swear Tory is the coolest person ever on your channel . It's so great to see couple of years later that perseverance mission was a success, and it was so amazing to see people who literary made it happen . Thanks Tory and Dustin, you don't only make people smarter every day but inspire to get the knowledge .

  • Paul Driscoll
    Paul Driscoll

    its aluminium not aluminum (dont take it serious im only playing)

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  • Dan Solarta
    Dan Solarta

    besides this being awesome, LEVERAGE is the word.

  • Trinh Nguyen
    Trinh Nguyen

    S mell of Jaegers


    Back when I did construction I worked in red stone Arsenal where they built rockets it was really cool going in there and being able to see the rockets they were building and pretty much being right next to them( I was doing lighting protection)

  • Portland Janus
    Portland Janus

    I’m touring this factory tomorrow, had to rewatch this video to prepare

  • MrRABC1

    *What a good guy who's clearly passionate about what he's doing. Great job Destin!*

  • W K
    W K

    when you're passionate about something, experiences like this money cannot buy.

  • CaptianSSundee

    What is that material that falls off the side of the rocket during takeoff

  • Magnate Frank
    Magnate Frank

    CEO-Cool guy! Great video

  • Quetzel Coatl
    Quetzel Coatl

    Make some quiet antigravity

  • Alessio Di Maria
    Alessio Di Maria

    I cannot stop to watch this video

  • Reegareth

    I would kill to get a tour like this! That was so cool.

  • Warren Sturtevant
    Warren Sturtevant

    I wish it was required study of this program to be allowed to tell anyone what to think!!!

  • Nick W
    Nick W

    the jeff bezos of space science

  • Scooter Glass
    Scooter Glass

    Two of the most amazing humans ever. I'd choose ULA for any rocket needs I may ever find myself needing. A wonderfully over my head explanation for rockets that I never knew I needed. lol Grammar videos next.

  • David

    Sometimes I dream of becoming some CEO of a great company because, of course, I think I’m smart. Then, I watch videos like this one and that makes me realize I’m just regular and random

  • Classic Riki
    Classic Riki

    Ok, let’s be honest…those yellow rings are obviously Stargates. I’m no fool.

  • Classic Riki
    Classic Riki

    This is brilliant. Thoroughly enjoying this. I certainly don’t work building rockets (unfortunately) but this is the kind of impressive CEO that you have when they actually know what they are talking about. Honestly regardless of what business, if all CEO’s had this depth of knowledge of the business and the actual work they do you’d find the businesses would be much more successful not to mention how much better it would be to go to work.

  • Sneaky South
    Sneaky South

    Video's like this is why I beat myself up for not going to college. I hop i can push my son hard for a bright future.

  • Tedd

    This must be the fourth time I've watched this, and it's still incredible. Thank you Tory and thank you Destin!

  • amin nima
    amin nima

    I love this ceo

  • Alien

    Hey,Destin Can you do SpaceX tour with Elon Musk.

  • Ricky Webb 7r.
    Ricky Webb 7r.

    Richard Branson just made rockets obsolete

  • ReNewReViews

    Man that CEO makes this video so good, imagine if all businesses were ru by passionate knowledgable people like him

  • Camilo Ardila
    Camilo Ardila

    I think it's stupid to launch rockets in such fashion. One day , soon, we will look back and realize that for every previous launch we could have launch SOOOO MUCH MORE. But it might be too late by then. Let me know how I can be part of the brand new launch site... I want to call it... Magneto 🤔 commercial shipping! To the Moon! And beyond! !!!! 🚀

  • Archie Seabright
    Archie Seabright

    The reaction from the woman in the golf cart at 5:16 😂😂

  • Atanas Apostolov
    Atanas Apostolov

    I've watched this entire thing more than 5 times now and each and every time I am literally glued to the screen and completely mesmerised to the point i regret not taking physics seriously in my school years. Absolutely amazing footage and explanation. Thank you so much for this Destin

  • 洪晟鈞

    This is amazing!

  • arm arm
    arm arm

    it was that darn penguin who wanted to fly to space

  • Greg Helms
    Greg Helms

    Dream job.

  • Csquared

    I'm such a dummie... My questions for the CEO are like "do rockets go fast?".. "are rockets cool!?"

  • Cyber Sounds
    Cyber Sounds

    beautiful job, i learned alot.

  • Bill Jensen
    Bill Jensen

    So cool!

  • Donovan Lym
    Donovan Lym

    This is so cool!

  • Donovan Lym
    Donovan Lym

    This guy knows his factory!

  • D0S81
    D0S81's finished?!? holy cow that was the quickest hour ever!

  • D0S81

    44:54 *ooooooh lookit that wrinkle. someones getting fired! lol.* Seriously though, after watching *Stuff Made Here* try and build a steel toe cap for his pair of Crocs, you really do appreciate how hard it is to curve metal like that.

  • D0S81

    I feel like i'm watching a guy prepping his successor.

  • TheLinkminer

    Thank you Destin for this awesome video. Loved it.

  • 192

    21:10 it's been a year now, so what is the percentage? :D

  • mikolaj j
    mikolaj j

    It can't be that hard to make, it's not like it's rocket science. oh, wait...

  • Cruznallday Productions
    Cruznallday Productions

    Friction stir wielding is the equivalent of vaporization instead of combustion

  • Trygg Michl
    Trygg Michl

    All dark mode users were just blinded at the start

  • WrecksMo

    Thats one CEO Id love to hang out with for a day.

  • Erik Welker
    Erik Welker

    Great video, I can't believe the workers don't wear hard hats.

  • Tech Schools
    Tech Schools

    Enjoyed every second of this video. Thank you so much for showing us this exclusive video.

  • Federico de Martin
    Federico de Martin

    6:21 *Italian vibe moment* Nice

  • mastaxkevin

    How did you get into contact with the ceo?

    • Brixxter

      Tory Bruno is very approachable, you can ask him anything on twitter and he'll respond in a couple of days. The fact that he is a fan of Destin probably played a big role as well.

  • bud gooch
    bud gooch

    As a retired consultant I have worked with quite a few CEO's and COO's. I wasn't privileged to work with Tory, but I can see that he has a very special multi-faceted talent. He's as good with people as he is with technology.

  • Andrew Bledsoe
    Andrew Bledsoe

    The lady driving the cart at 5:14 is my spirit animal

  • SFP IV
    SFP IV

    This is my favorite UZmilk video of all time

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  • Christopher Goldsmith
    Christopher Goldsmith

    Amazing! Thanks

  • Tony Rios
    Tony Rios

    46:25 gotcha he's just too good

  • Sickle - Fuzz Pope
    Sickle - Fuzz Pope

    Outstanding upload, thank you!!

  • jen barrett
    jen barrett

    Hits blunt…rockets 🚀

  • UdofTheRednose

    Tony sounds like he worked all the way up from the bottom ranks. He really knows what he's talking about.

  • A O
    A O

    He had every detailed answer without any hesitation, good for him, deserves to be the CEO.

  • Grawlix

    I understood everything, this looks easy! It’s not rocket science, people….

  • Guitar and Music Institute
    Guitar and Music Institute

    What an inspirational video. Totally loved the passion of the host and CEO for the building of their rockets and the engineering behind it. Many thanks.

  • NotaFishInABarrel

    I wish I could spend a week in that place.

  • Crashtest Clay
    Crashtest Clay

    Tory Bruno is an an amazing person to let you film all of this! Very entertaining watching your chemistry together. I am an amateur rocket enthusiast so I find all of this super super fascinating Thank you so much for sharing this video Dustin!! Love the channel long time fan!!

  • James Hung
    James Hung

    Since it's been a year ish, if it's possible, can you make a new video about this similar to an "updated version"

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  • Pierre-Olivier Dussault
    Pierre-Olivier Dussault

    What a sick ceo

  • nickacelvn

    Well, that's it then, ill just have to reformulate my opinions of CEO's Tory Bruno is awesome.

  • Astronomical TV
    Astronomical TV

    Tory Bruno is so cool!

  • Brodie Friesen
    Brodie Friesen

    Can I go touch that

  • Daveed Silva
    Daveed Silva

    casually bragging he follows you on twitter. thanks for posting! what an amazing experience

  • Pacific Pirate
    Pacific Pirate

    TMI... Except its from the boss. Mans confident. He makes rockets. We use rockets for defense. Leave us alone.

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  • Mark Aldiss
    Mark Aldiss

    thank you to both of you. i enjoyed that

  • Bundy Mason
    Bundy Mason

    Thank you for calling them craftsmen and not operators

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    Johan Sebastian

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    What a cool guy both of y’all

  • B D
    B D

    Thats called a leader who knows everything about his company..what they are doing.. man respect from the heart ❤️🙏🏻 and thank you bro for the experience.. 😊

  • mikebat l
    mikebat l

    A real CEO. Great tour.

  • Fenchurch Marie
    Fenchurch Marie

    I greatly, GREATLY appreciate the "shop talk" with the CEO Tory Bruno. I know this guy as a "rocket mans" rocket man... very knowledgeable. Do more of these, my brain thanks you!

  • Skeptical

    Next video: Im gonna show you inside the factory of atomic bomb

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