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by SpaceManMat
Sun Aug 12, 2018 6:39 pm
Forum: Rocketry Control Room
Topic: Parker Solar Probe
Replies: 6
Views: 393

Re: Parker Solar Probe

Bit of a moment there not knowing what the 3rd stage was doing. Would have had a few people sweating...
Seems to all have worked out :)
by SpaceManMat
Sat Aug 11, 2018 9:27 am
Forum: Rocketry Control Room
Topic: Parker Solar Probe
Replies: 6
Views: 393

Parker Solar Probe

Anyone see the prelaunch briefing for Parker Solar Probe?



Launch is this afternoon at 5:33 (Qld time), it’s a Delta VI Heavy with an extra stage so should put on a great show.
by SpaceManMat
Fri Aug 10, 2018 9:07 pm
Forum: Scratch Built
Topic: Steampunk 1
Replies: 35
Views: 1039

Re: Steampunk 1

Wow, very nice paint :!: love the overal effect.
by SpaceManMat
Fri Aug 10, 2018 12:46 pm
Forum: News & Events
Topic: Curt von Delius hits 200k' with his Phoenix 4 2 stage stack
Replies: 29
Views: 1310

Re: Curt von Delius hits 200k' with his Phoenix 4 2 stage stack

I’m told Curt tends to keep things to himself. Links I found discussing the original Phoenix flight https://www.rocketryforum.com/threads/von-deliuss-phoenix-4-two-stage-sweeps-96-000.129062/#post-1502734 https://www.rocketryforum.com/posts/1509777/ Link to the latest https://www.rocketryforum.com/t...
by SpaceManMat
Tue Jul 31, 2018 5:12 pm
Forum: How's the Weather..?
Topic: Level 3
Replies: 111
Views: 15739

Re: Level 3

CATO wrote:Looks like this needs to be updated......


I had thought this list was updated not too long back. I suspect perhaps we lost a few posts in the upgrade?
by SpaceManMat
Tue Jul 31, 2018 9:02 am
Forum: Queensland Rocketry Society
Topic: Brisbane Hackerspace
Replies: 2
Views: 142

Re: Brisbane Hackerspace

Interested - yes, but Tuesday nights are the worst.
by SpaceManMat
Tue Jul 31, 2018 8:59 am
Forum: Western Australian Rocketry Society
Topic: Saturday 28th July - Grass Valley Launch
Replies: 4
Views: 328

Re: Saturday 28th July - Grass Valley Launch

Looks like great launch. I need to get my but into gear and do some more building, far too busy with other stuff at the moment.
by SpaceManMat
Tue Jul 31, 2018 8:56 am
Forum: Melbourne Amateur Rocket Society Inc.
Topic: Tripoli (Victoria) Club Night, Thursday 19th July 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 266

Re: Tripoli (Victoria) Club Night, Thursday 19th July 2018

Sounds like some pretty neat stuff they are doing 8)
by SpaceManMat
Tue Jul 17, 2018 8:14 pm
Forum: Air Command Water Rockets
Topic: Horizon - 2 Stage Water Rocket
Replies: 11
Views: 1792

Re: Horizon - 2 Stage Water Rocket

Great work as usual, see you at thunda.
by SpaceManMat
Mon Jul 16, 2018 9:17 am
Forum: Higher, Faster, Further
Topic: Vertical Trajectory System (with some 3D printed parts)
Replies: 66
Views: 7499

Re: Vertical Trajectory System (with some 3D printed parts)

Can’t wait. Nice bit of science btw.
by SpaceManMat
Wed Jul 11, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: Scratch Built
Topic: Airframe choices (or why you should consider rolling your own airframes)
Replies: 44
Views: 1858

Re: Airframe choices (or why you should consider rolling your own airframes)

You could probably try filling the dry spots. It would still lack some strength but would be better none the less. I suspect it would be roughly identical in strength Matt as logically you'd be filling a gap with the same epoxy that would have been there in the first place. My understanding (sorry ...
by SpaceManMat
Wed Jul 11, 2018 9:53 am
Forum: Scratch Built
Topic: Airframe choices (or why you should consider rolling your own airframes)
Replies: 44
Views: 1858

Re: Airframe choices (or why you should consider rolling your own airframes)

You could probably try filling the dry spots. It would still lack some strength but would be better none the less. You would probably fill the hole with epoxy, push the mandrel through it to get the excess out. Then you’d have to rotate the tube reasonably quickly to prevent pooling until it had tim...
by SpaceManMat
Wed Jul 04, 2018 10:06 am
Forum: Self Introductions
Topic: Greetings
Replies: 14
Views: 1399

Re: Greetings

Welcome Derek, do come to Thunda if you possibly can. It woul$ be a great place to do your certification too.
by SpaceManMat
Wed Jul 04, 2018 10:02 am
Forum: Thunda Down Under 2019
Topic: What is your project for Thunda Down Under 2019?
Replies: 49
Views: 6134

Re: What is your project for Thunda Down Under 2019?

Glad to see to haven’t forgotten us Matthew.

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