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3-stage amateur solid to orbit

Postby drew » Thu Sep 07, 2017 11:57 am

Sure, it might just be "back of the envelope" calculations but I found this read quite interesting...

https://exoscientist.blogspot.com.au/2017/08/orbital-rockets-are-now-easy-page-2.html
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Re: RE: 3-stage amateur solid to orbit

Postby RainierWolfcastle » Thu Sep 07, 2017 8:34 pm

drew wrote:Sure, it might just be "back of the envelope" calculations but I found this read quite interesting...

https://exoscientist.blogspot.com.au/2017/08/orbital-rockets-are-now-easy-page-2.html
An interesting read, but I'm not sure that the resulting design of a cluster of 4 Q size motors to an air started Q 2nd stage to an O upper stage could really be called 'easy'? That said if anyone built such a beast I'd want to watch the launch whatever the result!

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