“Perigee-2” Rocket Launch

The troubled launch of Perigee-2, which chose to pursue its passion of skywriting instead of going up as planned.
Also the first launch which had been equipped with avionics (A simple altimeter)

It all looked so easy when you did it on paper
where valves never froze, gyros never drifted,
and rocket motors did not blow up in your face.

Milton W. Rosen, Rocket engineer, 1956

On the 14’th of this month, … Read More

QND 8 bit Computation System

My first foray into the magical world of digital logic, done badly, and mainly out of boredom.

(Disclaimer: This article has not been simplified for a general audience and thus employs a large amount of technobabble and takes knowledge of low level computer logic for granted, beware)

For a number of years now, the idea of making … Read More


The 20 times as strong Static Test Stand eXtra Large specifically designed to test MM-38


After being gifted such a beast of a engine it was quickly deduced that a different Static Test Stand had to be devised and built for proper testing

It took allot of time, resources and outside help, but its … Read More

Rocket Flight Computer Version 1.2

The first version of a prototype flight computer, which seems to have been doomed from the start and will possibly never fly

After 3 days of coding, 2 days of construction and 2 months of procrastinating the first version of my Flight Computer is finished

The only difference between science and screwing around is writing it down

Adam Savage (Quoting Alex Jason
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