Spiral 1High Alt Rocket Team

Spiral 1High Alt Rocket Team - Rocket XWR: Altitude Record...

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Rocket XWR: Altitude Record Setting Rocket Chris Fisher Adam Pender Matt Harrigan Steve Feuerborn Judson Mulherin Jae Hyun Yook AAE 590T/490T
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2 OUTLINE Background Spiral One Results Other Progress
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3 BACKGROUND Design, Build, and Launch an altitude record setting high power rocket. Large Rocket Records: H Class: 2,348 ft. I Class: 5,464 ft. Staged / Clustered Records G Class: 7,672 ft. H Class: No Current Record I Class: No Current Record J Class: 18,408 ft.
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4 BACKGROUND Design Constraints Large Rocket Constraints: Minimum body diameter of 3.75 inches for at least 3 feet Staging allowed Staged Rocket Constraints: Internally mounted motors Overall Rocket Constraints: Total measured engine impulse within the class impulse limits Commercially available altimeter unit Safe Landing
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5 BACKGROUND Design Strategy Reduce Drag Minimize drag on rocket Design rocket for flight with low thrust, long burning motor to keep maximum speed subsonic. Reduce Weight Carbon Fiber Construction Marginal Stability (small fins) High-tech, lightweight electronics
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