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Monthly Archive: August 2012

Are We Stable, Yet?

The final 1:4 scale model of the sinusoidal frame after flight

Version 3. Ready To Roll? Sean and I worked on the latest stabilization frame model last Wednesday. We were able to make a workable version and made many useful design observations. The Saturday crew of Arpan, Jeff and Vidya were able to pull together the final elements of the design to make an impressive, testable …

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Rocket Launch Field Trip?

Trailers full of rockets and rocket folk at WOOSH launch

Watch Things Go Boom? This past weekend Jeff made a stop over at the WOOSH (Wisconsin Organization Of Spacemodeling Hobbyists) launch and suggested we organize a Far Horizons field trip to their September 8-9 launch weekend. So, who’s in for a journey up to Wisconsin to see some serious rocket launches? It sounds like an …

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Reference Frame

Version 3: Sinusoidal Curve Frame

Stabilization Frame Update For 8 weeks this summer, Far Horizons hosted three high school interns Zach, Guillermo and Endia. The boys went to work designing and testing a variety of 1:4 scale fiberglass frame structures. Endia worked on editing a wonderful series of videos about Far Horizons – I’ll post those on our YouTube site …

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