MM-38 Static Test Attempt #2

The first successful test of MM-38.
And it only took 2 years.

I’m making a note here: HUGE SUCCESS.

GLaDOS, Portal

Almost 2 years ago, I stepped out into a field, attempting to test this brand new motor I received, and utterly failed.

Today, I succeeded not only in testing … Read More

“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

Igniter, Electrical, Type II, BP

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

With the first test fire of MM-38 coming ever closer, a new type of igniter had to be developed

It has to be:

  • Powerful
  • Reliable
  • Simple
  • Easy to produce
  • Compatible with ICBM-V2
  • Small, so it can be inserted into the
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