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Repairing the (scratch) B3S2 (part 1)

So, what was supposed to be the first of lots of flights for the B3S2 Saturday ended up being its last — in that form. As mentioned, the motor cato damaged the motor pod, the bulkhead, and the nose weight container. 377 more words

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Syracuse Rocket Club launch: Not with a whimper

A pretty good first Syracuse Rocket Club launch of the season today. Good turnout. Skies were overcast, but the rain held off until we were about done at around 3:30. 522 more words

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Learning the Engineering Design Process with Model Rockets

Students at the Academy of Aerospace and Engineering are in the final weeks of school, so we are doing our last engineering design challenge. Each challenge follows the  361 more words

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Repairing giveaway rockets (part 1)

If you’re a kid and you come to one of our club launches, you’re entitled to a free rocket and a motor to fly it with. 496 more words

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Old altimeter, new OS

Well, that was easier than I expected. On the remote chance it helps someone else, here’s how I downloaded altimeter data from an old PerfectFlite Alt15K to my Mac running OS X 10.11 (El Capitan). 275 more words

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Modeling STEM with Model Rockets

After a washout last week with rain everyday, this week at the Academy of Aerospace and Engineering we finally started launching model rockets. Many schools use model rockets in one way or another, often as a “fun” lesson at the end of the year. 481 more words

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