Parachute Deployment Tests 2020-07-19

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Rocket forebody mounted on pickup

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Run 7 Clip

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Drogue deployment

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Main deployment



Nosecone Deployment Tests 2020-06-13

nosecone_deployment_test_20200613.mp4

Nosecone deployment test



Pyroless Recovery Device Tests 2019-06-22

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Compressed air test

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Run 3 Clip



Hot-Fire Tests 2018-03-10

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Pre-test

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Test crew

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Run 1

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Post-test

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Ground S/W

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Run 1 Cam 1 Clip

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Run 1 Cam 2 Clip

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Run 1 Data (full)

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Run 1 Data (zoom)


The LOX tank ran out 2 seconds early due to an insufficient LOX load. After the run, there is unburned kerosene dripping out of the engine and a piece of tape on a tube that caught fire. See 2018-03-11 discussion on main page.


Cold Tests 2016-09-11

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Run 1 tank pressures (modified fill technique)



Cold Tests 2016-06-19

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Run 3 tank pressures



Cold Tests 2016-06-18

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Overall setup

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Top section

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Bottom section



Cold Tests 2015-01-03

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Pile of cleaned parts

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Main valve assembly

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Fill valve

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Vent valve assembly

20150103-run3-cam1_main_valve.mp4

Main Valve Actuation Clip