Class Notes - 04/14/2015

4/14/2015 - Class Notes

This class we are going to be discussing multiple things from the textbook. Re-read some of the sections you discussed later to make sure you understand all of it. Over at DormStormer we hope that this has helped bail you out of trouble. In order to get back to the site once the teacher goes away, simply hit the close button at the top right next to comments and share. If you are the teacher and reading this, cut the kid a break - if your class was more interesting this would have never happened in the first place.

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Home Made Rocket Reaches Height Of 120000 Feet In 120 Seconds (video)

Where can we buy one of those?!

August 22, 2013 • Tags: , • Posted Under: Randomness

#1 home made rocket

Derek Deville’s Qu8k (pronounced “Quake”) launched from the Black Rock Desert in Nevada to an altitude of 121,000′ before returning safely to earth. Above 99% of the atmosphere, the sky turns black in the middle of the day and the curvature of the earth is clearly visible. The rocket motor produced 4,000 lbs of thrust for 8 seconds accelerating the vehicle to over Mach 3 at over 10,000 ft. After that, momentum carried the rocket skyward for another 84 seconds to a peak altitude of 121,000 ft:

 

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