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Gezagyuk

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Date registered: February 24, 2012

Latest posts

  1. Altitude Control System, part II — April 18, 2017
  2. Altitude Control System, part I — March 11, 2017
  3. The Flight of the Viper (part I) — April 17, 2013
  4. Tracking Software — May 11, 2012
  5. Reaching New Heights – III — April 13, 2012

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  1. Reaching New Heights – I — 12 comments
  2. Reaching New Heights – II — 6 comments
  3. 113,926 feet! — 4 comments
  4. Tracking Software — 2 comments
  5. The Flight of the Viper (part I) — 2 comments

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Altitude Control System, part II

Our “first draft” altitude control system worked well, but it had a number of problems… First off, it was awkward to use, second, it was larger and heavier than it really needed to be. Finally, it required a separate cutdown system. After the success of the first draft we wondered if we could do better. …

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Altitude Control System, part I

In just 5 short months we will be launching the Adler’s most sophisticated (and complex) mission yet: the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse Mission. With TSEM we are hoping to place a camera in the path of totality at 80-90,000 ft, well above the clouds. This is nothing new for us… we have put cameras up …

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Permanent link to this article: http://farhorizonsproject.com/blog/altitude-control-system-part-i/

The Flight of the Viper (part I)

A couple weeks or so ago I ran into Gorman Cook, a member of the Adler’s Sheppard Society and an avid high power rocketry fan. As we chatted about Far Horizons he mentioned ThunderStruck, an upcoming launch event he intended to attend. ThunderStruck, now in its fourth year is a production of the Indiana Rocket …

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