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Steward

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Anybody got any LARGE ignitors I could use...???

It's got 5 "F" somethings in it...

 

vjp

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Five F-1's, to be exact.

But you might want to stand back a little more than the 200 feet recommended in the safety code.:D
 

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Originally posted by vjp
But you might want to stand back a little more than the 200 feet recommended in the safety code.:D
Oh...COME ON NOW!!!... That takes the fun out of it ;).
 

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Space and Rocket Center... Huntsville...
I had to go out to the highway to get the whole thing... my camera wouldn't frame it from within the park...

Huge...!!!

 

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I believe the Space Shuttle SRB's have the equivalent of three 'O' motors at the top to insure ignition in a timely manner.


Edward
 

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If they're F1's, they shouldn't need ignitor that large...They're only F impulse, by the way. Those must be some looooooong motors for F impulse, averaging 1 Newton. Can they even lift that thing? It looks huge!!! :D
 

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Just stay away from those copperheads for that cluster
 
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