Northrop Grumman successfully completes qualification motor test for NASA’s Orion launch abort system attitude control motor
"The steel U bolt was flattened", wow that's some serious force (and obviously pressure).
Here's an image I'm guessing you guys have never seen:
Abort motor test fire in Utah, 2008
I think that is entirely disproportionate. The telephoto effect makes the LAS look way too big.
Pretty smooth finish. Still no steering nozzles, but it can’t be perfect. Very nice.
I have some spare tent stakes that I use. Sometimes the ground is pretty hard though so I always have a claw hammer available.
Include a photo. I can’t figure out where the J bolts go.
Why are the steering rocket nozzles missing?
Congrats hermannj! well done!
Hey Tom Keith, I too am considering making a L2 attempt with MDRA some time in May or June. Perhaps we’ll see each other at the Sod Farm.
There is a new bulletin published by CTI just recently (April 15, 2019) strongly recommending a modification trimming the “ignition pellet” in...
Cool, I'll stay tuned.
Russ, can the RF connection remain during flight, or is it only before and after flight while the rocket and iOS device are stationary? It sounds...
Thanks for all of these. I think I have decided on a design (which I will post once assembled).
Thanks again for all the images!
I like it jnobels. Thanks for sharing!
I'd like a few more photos. I'm sitting here looking at mine (just picked it up from Home Depot), and while I like the general idea, there seem...
[ATTACH] [ATTACH] I’m now thinking that I could use a fly-away guide, but that doesn’t answer your question. Here are a couple images I took a...
Lately I've been using the extruded 1010 aluminum rail guides (see image below), not sure of exact dimensions, but I've used 1010 Apogee buttons...
I don't know the plastic material characteristics, so I would defer to your recommendation. I do agree that it probably should not be a matrix...
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