Rocket Team got together for last Sunday’s Lunar eclipse! We enjoyed viewing the red moon through an 8in Dobsonian telescope while drinking hot chocolate. Photo credit: Joseff Kolman. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Check out the launch that flew us to 9,689ft- pretty darn close to the target 10,000ft!
Project ODYSSEY is launched for its first test flight! It had a stable flight up (Click on continue Reading to find the video). The recovery system failed and led to, as we like to call it, “an unplanned rapid disassembly”. The team plans to rebuild and launch again on May 9th.
MIT Rocket Team lost access to the blast chamber being used for testing the liquid engine, Pyralis, in February, so Project Pyralis is postponed indefinitely. The team still plans on competing in IREC this summer but with a commercial solid motor. The project is called Project Odyssey. Behind the name Odyssey Part of IREC competition…