102: Update from the University of Akron “Akronauts” go to F.A.R., and Listener Feedback

What is left of the tiltmeter avionics bay with the forward closure still attached.

The University of Akron high power rocket team, The Akronauts traveled to the Friends of Amateur Rocketry (FAR) site for a two staged High Power rocket launch attempt.

Unfortunately, they had issues with their second stage, and the flight did not go as planned. They share with us what they learned as of when we recorded this episode.

Ryan Dippolito and Jon Davis getting the rocket ready for launch.

 

 

The UA Team’s Submerged Data Concentration Unit Payload that is sadly in the side of a mountain

 

Also:

The Rocketry show team rip into the virtual mailbag to review your emails.

One of the items discussed during our mailbag segment is the website called the “Rocketry Calculator”. You can find it at https://rocketrycalculator.com/rocketry-calculator

We also remind our audience about the Rocketry Show tee-shirts! You can find them here: https://shirts.therocketryshow.com

Here are a couple of pictures of listener Josh Yates and his son showing off their new shirts!

Josh Yates and Son sporting their tee-shirt!
Josh Yates showing the awesome large log on back

 

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