I’m making a note here: HUGE SUCCESS.GLaDOS, Portal
Today, I succeeded not only in testing … Read More
The first successful test of MM-38.
And it only took 2 years.
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 paperMilton W. Rosen, Rocket engineer, 1956
where valves never froze, gyros never drifted,
and rocket motors did not blow up in your face.
On the 14’th of this month, … Read More
The design and philosophy of BTIR-2 ‘Perigee’
Featuring modular design, 3d printing, and cool looking blueprints.
After the eventful launch of BTIR-1, and some consultation with a very patient expert, it was decided that BTIR-1 had some stability issues.
BTIR-2 is here to try and rectify this, because learning from mistakes is how learning works.
First … Read More
A report detailing the test of R-12, and why it went so differently than planned.
Proposal for a very simple unguided rocket without parachute, for fun and science
After a bout of boredom powered inspiration, I have conceived of a ‘stopgap’ rocket to tide me over until proper launches can be conducted
Introducing: the BTIR, or Ballistic Trajectory and Impact Rocket
A new and improved type of igniter I developed, specially suited for use in MM-38
Goes well with Coffee, Instant, Type 2, Spray Dried
The 20 times as strong Static Test Stand eXtra Large specifically designed to test MM-38
A article all about the recently received MM-38 rocket motor, featuring dimensions, a banana, and a design or 2 of my own
I recently got into contact with a veteran experimental rocketeer, who generously provided his help with my rocketry program
He generously provided help designing my own engine (more on that later), lent us a Emco Unimat 3 lathe to build … Read More
Details regarding the newest iteration of the ICBM-B system, featuring premium cellulose construction and actual schematics
Development and testing of exploratory parachute systems, also known as me chucking stuff from a balcony
What goes up must come downGravity
Making something go down is quite easy, you just let it go from some height and it will swiftly hit the ground
Making something go down slowly however is quite a challenge
To … Read More
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