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…

Meeting Minutes (2013 Oct 7)

Level 1 Rockets Matt will order motors from Robert (Animal motor works) this week. James will order nosecones this week. We will epoxy the fin cans into the body tubes, the fin cans do not need to be removable. Pyralis We picked subteams. See/modify your subteam roles here. We will schedule for a cold flow…

Meeting Minutes 9/23/13

Agenda for tonight’s meeting: Tentative schedule for prototyping, cold gas flow & static fire test Sensors for cold gas Locations for cold gas flow – GTL? Blast chamber Teach for SPARK New website Issues with Pyralis Design Jeff brought to our attention that having hot graphite (around 1200 Kelvin) on top of a piece of…