Wednesday, 25 February 2009

February Update

Sorry that we have done an update for a while, because we have been busy with lots of non-rocket related things!

FTC Progress
The FTC rocket is ready for another launch but we need to make some adjustments to the new launcher to hold higher pressures. The Backslide test worked very well and we hope it will work every time!


Booster Rocket
The booster rocket project is going a little slow because we haven't been drinking enough lemonade, we need to get some more bottles to create the spliced pairs. Once we have made  enough spliced pairs, the rocket should be ready for a launch!

Saturday, 14 February 2009

FTC backglide test

Here is a video of our new FTC rocket being launched:

(it was only launched at 50psi because if did nose dived then it wouldn't break)
video

Details

capacity: 2.1L
water: 0.5L
pressure: 60psi
weight: 280g
nozzle: 10mm

Monday, 2 February 2009

SNOW!!!

Its snowing in the UK!!! This is the most snow we have had for 13years. There is about 15cm of snow but there is for casted 30cm and that is a lot of snow for England. Its very windy and that won't be good for rockets.