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Pyralis Thermal Simulation

During firing of the Pyralis engine, heat from the combustion process will flow though the walls of the combustion chamber. The wall consists of of an insulating liner which absorbs heat, surrounded by a structural wall which contains the pressure load of the engine and is protected from intense heat by the insulating liner. The…

Meeting Minutes (2013 Nov 18)

Rocket Team Meeting November 18, 2013   Level 1 Certification Launch went well! Version 2 fins worked a lot better; version 1 fins still wobbled We got a Level 2 certified!   Orbital Sciences Sponsorship Interested in advising/mentoring sponsorship role During IAP, offered to send group of senior engineers to talk through design with us…

Meeting Minutes (2013 Nov 4)

Rocket Team Meeting  November 4, 2013   Level 1 Certification We got 13 people Level 1 certified à everything went really smoothly…except for retrieval In the future, should put trackers or radio beacons for easier retrieval Should put full name, phone, and MIT on outside of rocket Short pre-launch check-list – the parachute, did you…